Using iLogic as an Automated 3D Costing Tool

I often get asked, can the CAD package, at the asspopulate level, automatically build the model to spec and produce a price. The usual workflow is to put in a cost property and an equation where applicable (e.g. working out sqm) and export the BoM to Excel.

As I use iLogic to automate the assembly, I thought it would be an ideal tool to automate a cost instantly too without having to export a BoM to Excel.

Here’s what I came up with:

Alternatively, you can link Inventor to Excel and populate a quote. Below is an example of this process in action:

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  • Steve Westlake says:

    It’s possible to set up a master excel template to export thru and get this type of thing done, thinking the export portion could be set up thru ilogic

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