20 min.

Creating Factory Assets in Inventor

Module overview

In this module, you will learn the process for creating parametric factory assets for use with the Autodesk Factory Design Utilities. This starts with reviewing the parametric model in Inventor, then preparing the asset in the asset publishing environment before testing and publishing it to a central asset library.

This module takes approximately 20 minutes to complete. By the end of the module, you should be able to:

  • Review a parametric Inventor model
  • Review the asset publishing environment
  • Add an asset landing surface
  • Create asset connectors
  • Establish asset properties
  • Review optional asset variations and the BIM Exchange workflow
  • Publish and test the asset locally
  • Move the asset to Vault

About the author

This module was created by Rusty Belcher, Manufacturing Applications Expert at IMAGINiT Technologies.

Before you start

  • Please make sure you have the Inventor and Factory Design Utilities software loaded.
  • If you have technical difficulties, please reach out to product support.

Module downloads

These downloadable resources will be used to complete units in this module:

Module outline

  • Introduction