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. […]

Introduction to the 3Dexperience (Part 1)

By | November 21st, 2016|3DExperience, Cloud, Collaboration, Experience, Videos|

By popular demand we will introduce you to the idea behind the 3DExperience Platform designed by Dassault Systèmes. We will shed some light on concepts such as  “On-Cloud”/“On-Premise” and “Web interface”/”Rich Client” which directly relates to practical usage. […]

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. […]

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 ! […]

Plastic Part Design and Injection Filling

By | September 5th, 2016|CATIA, Design, Engineering, Experience, Simulation, Tips&Tricks, Videos|

Design plastic parts according to business rules Functional Plastic Part is a CATIA application that allows you to design easily robust and complex plastic model. This application has been developed for the specific industry of plastic, based on Plastic Designer’s knowledge. […]

Assembly and Mechanism in the 3DExperience

By | August 29th, 2016|3DExperience, CATIA, Experience, Mechanical Engineering, Videos|

Engineering Connection in Assembly Design The 3DExperience propose a new system – the Engineering Connections – to manage constraints between components. These Engineering Connections are the association of Assembly Constraints and Kinematic Joints which are based on the published geometry. It makes the assembly more robust and easier to manage. […]