Found a pretty awesome trick today within HSM. And actually this capability is in Fusion and HSMWorks (I have verified this).
How many times have you done a stock simulation? At the end of that simulation have you ever right clicked in the graphics window? If you haven't here is a pic of what the right click menu at the end of a simulation looks like.
look at the bottom of the list.
Now, if you are one of those that wishes they could export the stock out at the end of a simulation; then hang on to your seats!
If I hover over the Stock on the list i get another pop out list that gives me the option to Save Stock.
Now, the only save file type option available is .stl file; now luckily with Inventor (as long as you have a subscription) you have access to a mesh enabler to convert an .stl file into a composite surface then Stitching that composite together to create a solid body.
Next week I will cover how we can go about importing the stl file and the 2 steps it takes to create a solid body.
Here is the link to the mesh enabler addin: http://bit.ly/1W8VCej