Downgrade a Catia model to a previous release (V5 and 3DExp)

By | January 13th, 2017|3DExperience, CATIA, Design, Design, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, System, Tips&Tricks, Videos|

Recently, we received a question from a customer regarding downgrading of Catia files in V5 and 3DExperience, so if you have struggled too, keep on reading. […]

10 new features in 3DExperience 2017x On Cloud!

By | January 11th, 2017|3DExperience, Announcement, CATIA, Cloud, Collaboration, Experience|

Since December 2016 the cloud users have access to the new 3DExperience 2017X release! This article deals about 10 major updates that have been released for CATIA and ENOVIA 3DExperience on Cloud. By reading this 10-points list you will see a modern user interface, the new visualization capabilities on the rich client and brand-new PLM functionalities in the Cloud Platform. […]

Introduction to the 3Dexperience (Part 2)

By | December 9th, 2016|3DExperience, CATIA, Cloud, Collaboration, Design, Design, Engineering, Experience, Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering, Simulation, Simulia|

In this part we will mainly focus on data management on the platform using different roles and collaborative spaces using the intuitive and unified user interface. […]

Design Sheetmetal parts with the correct CATIA Package!

By | November 14th, 2016|3DExperience, CATIA, Cloud, Collaboration, Design, Design, Engineering, Experience, Mechanical Engineering, Videos|

With the brand new 3DExperience Mid-Market Packages, you can Design complex products for and Collaborate with several users on one single platform, using an intuitive user-interface and sharing the same data model. With the Mutli-Discipline Sheetmetal Designer, you can create sheetmetal parts, weld lines, solid parts, basics shapes, assemblies, mechanisms and drawings. In addition, the package includes Product Lifecycle Management functionalities to manage the data, create BOM tables, supervise projects and assign tasks for all users. […]

Use reverse engineering features to repair a surface

By | November 4th, 2016|CATIA, Design, Design, Engineering, Experience, Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering, Reverse Engineering, Tips&Tricks, Videos|

Today, many boat’ hulls that are designed from different CAD software contain connectivity errors, such as holes, gaps, overlaps, bumps, patch singularities, tangency defect, etc. These problems disallow the “offsetability” of the hull’s surface. This article will show you how it is possible to use reverse engineering tool to transform a tesselated surface into a proper surface. It is also suitable for STL and Scan model. […]

Transform a Scan into a Surface with CATIA 3DExperience

By | October 27th, 2016|CATIA, Design, Engineering, Experience, Tips&Tricks, Videos|

One of our customer runs CFD Analysis on Boats. The software is using provides STL outputs. A STL model is a lightweight representation that only contains triangles. It is mainly used for 3D printing and also by some 3Dviewer. Our customer contacted us because he needed to transform his scan into a surface. This article will explain you how we can transform a scan into a surface using automatic feature in CATIA. […]

Introduction to programming in CATIA V5

By | October 17th, 2016|CATIA, Mechanical Engineering, Scripting|

Why do you want automation in CAD? With automation you can rationalize repetitive common tasks to increase speed and accuracy, or as a skilled employee transfer knowledge to juniors by making tools which they can use. […]

Find information about CATIA surfing on the web!

By | October 12th, 2016|CATIA, Links, Tips&Tricks, Uncategorized|

Dear CATIA fans, last week one of our customer asked us: “Where can I found more information about CATIA in general – V5 and 3DExperience?” I wrote this article for those who do not know CATIA but also for the casual and advanced users. I want to share you all the useful links, nice videos and good tips and tricks you can find today on the web. […]

Design Quickly with GSD!

By | September 27th, 2016|CATIA, Design, Mechanical Engineering, Tips&Tricks, Videos|

Generative Shape Design, famous for its acronym GSD, is the surface modeling application inside CATIA 3DExperience. It allows CAD-Engineers to express their creativity – by designing advanced shapes. This article shows you how to increase your design efficiency and robustness. […]

Surface Preparation and Meshing in the 3DExperience

By | September 21st, 2016|CATIA, Engineering, Experience, Mechanical Engineering, Simulia, Tips&Tricks, Videos|

For several centuries hulls were defined by paper body planes. Then 2D software appear to define hulls body plan. For few years’ 3D software are used by naval architect to design hulls. Today it is time to design boat in 3D using appropriate CAD software ! […]