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Rusty Belcher


Rusty Belcher is a manufacturing applications expert working with IMAGINiT Technologies. Rusty provides implementation, training, and support services at every level for all Autodesk manufacturing products. His specialty involves the integration of 3D design practices into manufacturing production environments. IMAGINiT regularly receives outstanding reviews of his impact to their organization as an instructor and mentor. Over the past several years, Rusty has worked directly with Autodesk to develop and author the current Factory Design Suite training courseware, and has also developed and recorded many of the tips and tutorial videos available on the Factory Design Suite YouTube Channel. He is currently working with Autodesk to develop the Factory Design Suite and Product Design Suite Test Drive for the 2014 release.


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Descriptors and Descriptions in Autodesk Factory Design Suite    30 Nov, 2013
By: Rusty Belcher

IMAGINiT Tricks Tutorial: Identify particular assets in a factory, and display information from the iProperty of the Inventor model.

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Create Custom Autodesk Inventor Part Templates   28 Mar, 2013
By: Rusty Belcher

IMAGINiT Tricks Tutorial: Instead of starting from scratch whenever you need a common part, save yourself some modeling time with custom templates.

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The Broader Applications of Autodesk Factory Design Suite   10 Nov, 2011
By: Rusty Belcher

If you think the Autodesk Factory Design Suite only works with factories, you’re missing out. Here's how you can lay out any confined space or floor with common design assets.

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Scaling Images in Autodesk Inventor   10 Nov, 2010
By: Rusty Belcher

Avatech Tricks Tutorial: You can use a 2D image as the basis of your next 3D model, but only if you know how to adjust the image to full scale.

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Constraint Limits in Inventor 2011   23 Sep, 2010
By: Rusty Belcher

Avatech Tricks Tutorial: Reach new limits with Inventor constraints by using the new capability to define limits to constraints.

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Inventor, Excel, and Vault -- An Unbeatable Combination (Avatech Tricks Inventor Tutorial)   1 Nov, 2007
By: Rusty Belcher

Use Excel-based parameters with your Inventor assemblies and Vaults Copy Design function to create unlimited versions of your design.

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