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SolidWorks >> CATIA V4 (T-Systems)

The following settings are recommended up to SolidWorks 2016 and CATIA V4.2.5 with COM/STEP 4.3.1.0.

SolidWorks – System

SolidWorks - STEP Preprocessor

  • To export a STEP file choose File -> Save as..., as file type choose STEP-Format (step, stp) and go to Options. A new dialog box appears.
  • Under Output as the following options can be selected:
  • Solid/Surface geometry: the geometry will be exported as solid and surface bodies. This is the recommended option.
  • 3D curves: solid and surface bodies will be exported as wireframe entities and all 3D curves are also saved.
  • Export sketch entities: export all the items in 3D curves, plus all 2D and 3D sketches in the document.
  • Output coordinate system: by selecting default, no transformation matrix will be applied.
  • Export face/edge properties: Exports face and edge properties. Clear this option to improve export performance.
  • Split periodic faces: Splits periodic faces, such as cylindrical faces, into two. Splitting a periodic face can improve the quality of the export but can affect performance.

STEP File

  • An adjustment of the STEP file is not necessary.

CATIA V4 (T-Systems) - STEP Postprocessor

  • The COM/STEP STEP processor can be used in batch, interactive and java mode. The following descriptions refer to the Java GUI.
  • Menu CATIA:
    Set dimension of CATIA model to required values.
    INDEX and DATA size should always be set to generous values (50000, 200000, or rather (100000, 200000).
  • Menu Conversion:
    Represent face identifier: NO
    Supporting surface of face into: NOSHOW
  • The import log file gives further information.

CATIA V4 (T-Systems) – System

  • Each component of an imported assembly is located in a separate workspace.
  • The master workspace shows the whole assembly.
  • To remove the text added to the model use: TEXT -> ERASE -> *FAC+*SUR etc.
  • Shaded view is helpful for a first impression of model quality.
  • With IDENTIFY look for received SOL, VOL or SKI.
  • Use CATCLN.

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