Hal Carruthers

Manufacturing Applications Expert<br><br>Hal has been working closely with clients since 1997 to develop and deliver integrated solutions utilizing Autodesk products including AutoCAD, AutoCAD Electrical, AutoCAD Mechanical, Inventor and Vault. His qualifications range from mechanical design engineering to pre-sales and post-sales consulting for the integration of mechanical software solutions. Hal has over 15 years of mechanical design experience in a variety of industry disciplines. He has worked as a Product Design Engineer to design, develop, fabricate and test new surgical instruments for use in Endoscopic and Open Surgery, specific applications for product use include: vessel ligation, wound closure, endoscopic instrumentation and specialty surgical devices. Hal has been awarded two U.S. Patents for medical devices he developed. Additionally during his tenure, Hal developed and maintained Engineering Documentation and CAD Standards and provided CAD product training and support for all users and new hires.

  • IMAGINiT Vault Metadata Update Utility

    IMAGINiT Vault Metadata Update Utility

    How to prepare for and use the IMAGINiT Vault Metadata Update Utility to Import new data or update existing data.

  • Inventor Task Scheduler – Sequential Tasks

    Inventor Task Scheduler – Sequential Tasks

    Let’s face it, there are some repetitive tasks with Inventor and Vault that are tedious, time consuming and potentially error prone when they are performed frequently back to back.

  • Inventor Task Scheduler Tips

    Inventor Task Scheduler Tips

    The Inventor Task Scheduler is intended to perform automated tasks and acts as a batch processor in Inventor and other applications.

  • Inserting iProperties into Annotations

    Inserting iProperties into Annotations

    The Text editor in Inventor allows us to insert the iProperties from different sources. With this technique, your annotations will update in the drawing if the information in the model files change.

  • Sketch Object Properties

    Sketch Object Properties

    When creating advanced or complex Inventor sketch profiles, it is sometimes helpful to change the display properties of the sketch geometry.

  • Passing Model iProperties to Drawing iProperties

    Passing Model iProperties to Drawing iProperties

    Inventor does provide a solution for this from the Document Setting where we can configure the drawing to use the iProperties of the model.

  • Managing iProperties with an Inventor iLogic Form

    Managing iProperties with an Inventor iLogic Form

    Out of the box Inventor provides workflows that allow us to populate iProperties by using the iProperty editor for individual files or through the BOM editor for multiple files.

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