Conversion and import from your 3D CAD system

We can convert and import from all major CAD programs with no tweaking or data fix-up required.

3D CAD part and assembly import

We can convert and import from all major CAD programs with no tweaking or data fix-up required; SolidWorks, ProE/Creo, AutoCAD, NavisWorks,  Revit, Inventor,  Catia.

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CAD conversion options

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ProE/Creo
We can import the top-level .asm assembly file. Alternatively we can import from a top-level Neutral .neu.asm assembly file, or a STEP AP214 file.

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SolidWorks
We can import the native Solidworks top-level .sldasm file or a “BREP Manifold Solids IGES” file which has been exported from SolidWorks.

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Autodesk Inventor
We can import the top-level .iam assembly file, or better yet, import from a DWF-3D file.

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Solid Edge
We can import the top-level .asm assembly file or a STEP AP214 file. If using STEP, the “AP214” option must be chosen on the Solid Edge STEP exporter options panel.

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UG NX
UG NX conversions are always best done with a STEP AP214 file or alternatively a JT file.

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Catia
We can import a BREP Solids IGES file.

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AutoCAD, Revit, Navisworks
For AutoCAD, Revit and Navisworks, we import from a DWF-3D file. DWF-3D is one of the very best file formats for data translation.

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Rhino
We import from a native .3dm file.