The Factory Design Utilities offers unique functionality that greatly simplifies the process of laying out and visualizing a factory design. However, don't let the word "factory" limit the scope or your view of this application. Anyone who needs to lay out a space or design with a common collection of assets can take advantage of the workflow offered by Factory Design Utilities. In this class we will look at specific functionality available in Factory Design Utilities and demonstrate how we can use it in many other design workflows.
- Discover the broader uses of Factory Design Suite software.
- Discover why other industries would consider Factory Design Suite.
- Learn how to identify designs that could utilize Factory Design Suite, other than factories.
- Investigate asset publishing for layout design.
Rusty Belcher is a manufacturing application expert working with IMAGINiT Technologies. Rusty provides implementation, training, and support services at every level for all Autodesk, Inc., manufacturing products. His specialty involves the integration of 3D design practices into manufacturing production environments. He is an instructor and mentor, and IMAGINiT regularly receives outstanding reviews of his impact to their organization. Belcher started his career as a structural steel fitter at Newport News Shipbuilding. He is a graduate of the Newport News Shipbuilding Apprentice School, and he worked in the shipyard's Mold Loft Engineering Division. Over the past several years Belcher has worked directly with Autodesk to develop and author the current Factory Design Suite software training courseware, and he has also developed and recorded many of the tips and tutorial videos available on the Factory Design Suite software’s YouTube channel.