Autodesk University
Hands-on Lab    LO-HL01
Art to Part with Autodesk Fusion 360 and 3D Printing
Harv Saund, Dave Wilkinson
Autodesk University
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With engineering changing rapidly and the development of additive manufacturing methods, designers and engineers are starting to push the boundaries of what is possible when designing and manufacturing components. Additive manufacturing has come on leaps and bounds over the last 5 years, with 3D printers now accessible to everyone at very low cost. More and more people are starting to turn their own ideas into reality. Using Fusion 360 and a desktop 3D printer we can now take art to part. In this half-day workshop, you will design and build a Fusion logo keyring. You will be walked through different modelling techniques within Fusion 360 that will allow you to explore and develop the design with the next generation of engineering tools. Technologies such as parametric design, T spline technology, and direct modelling will showcase the power of Fusion 360 and how quick it is to build complex parts.

Key Learnings

  • Understand how to create a complex part within Fusion 360
  • See how the technology available today can help you share and collaborate on designs
  • Develop the skills to prepare a part to 3D print
  • Understand material selection criteria and how it impacts fit and finish of a part


Harv Saund
Harv Saund is a technical sales specialist within the manufacturing division with a focus on Fusion 360. Based in the UK, Harv has been responsible for helping adoption of Fusion 360 within multiple industry sectors and organisations within the UK. Starting out as a powertrain designer for multiple motorsport and automotive companies, Harv has used a multitude of different CAD software most notably spending 5 years working within the SOLIDWORKS reseller channel.
Dave Wilkinson
Dave Wilkinson is a Technical Specialist working within the manufacturing division of Autodesk. Dave is based in the north west of England in the UK and is responsible for driving the adoption of Autodesk’s Product Innovation platform into a wide and varied range of industries here in UK and overseas. Dave started his working career within a large engineering works as a fitter/turner, progressing into the drawing office where he first encountered AutoCAD and subsequently became a CAD manager before joining the Autodesk partner channel, later Autodesk directly 18 months ago. His experience is wide ranging from shop floor machining and fabrication to large scale implementations of design and data management solutions.


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