I want to do a simple bend of a cylinder. That is, I have made a 40inch length and want to bend it at several places.
I keep finding a reference to bend part but the tool does not exist in Inventor.
.... but the tool does not exist in Inventor.
Are you using Inventor or are you using Fusion?
But in Inventor or in Fusion I would probably use Sweep to "bend" a cylidrical part rather than Bend Part.
Assuming that you are really using Fusion - you might post your question over here
....so is there a free trial version of Inventor? Thanks I will give Sweep a go.
Yes, search Google for download site (for 30-day trial).
Any student over the age of 12 can download free 3-yr student license of Inventor from http://www.autodesk.com/edcommunity
Just to follow up on this topic, was there ever a definite anwer for how to bend a cylinder in Fusion 360?
I've tried Sweep in Modify, but cannot seem to make it work. Very simply, I have a hollow cylinder 360 cm in length and would to bend it a specific angle, over a certain distance of the cylinder, at a specific location along the cylindrical axis.