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

January 13th, 2017|1 Comment

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!

January 11th, 2017|0 Comments

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)

December 9th, 2016|0 Comments

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!

November 14th, 2016|0 Comments

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

November 4th, 2016|0 Comments

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

October 27th, 2016|0 Comments

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

October 17th, 2016|2 Comments

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!

October 12th, 2016|0 Comments

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!

September 27th, 2016|0 Comments

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

September 21st, 2016|1 Comment

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

September 5th, 2016|0 Comments

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

August 29th, 2016|0 Comments

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. […]

CATIA V5 Blurry text in Windows 10

May 24th, 2016|0 Comments

Have you experienced blurry text after upgrading to Windows 10? This is because MS have changed their way of handle display scaling. It seems like people are experiencing different kind of problems and solutions out [...]

CATIA Training Courses available now!

April 26th, 2016|0 Comments

We are proud to announce the first release of CATIA Training Courses, interactive lessons perfect for beginners and CAD-Engineers who are looking to quickly become efficient in the CATIA environment. CATIA is a powerful CAD platform! You have an access to a significant amount of workbenches that allows you to design surfaces and solids, create assemblies and drawings, simulate mechanism and much more… To improve your skill using the software, training is required. […]

Take control of your Catia V5 environment

April 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Let's demystify some of the settings in your environment file. We will show you how  to leverage this knowledge into managing a multi-user environment to ensure that everyone has the same settings on dimension arrows, threads [...]

Catia V5 Startup Commands

April 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Discover the commands that lives beneath your Catia V5 Icon. We will give you a short introduction that will enable you to take advantage of these commands. Open directly into your favorite workbench populated with your current projects and run macros at start-up are just a few things you can easily setup. If you are an CAD-administrator, then this is a must-read!   […]

CATIA 3DExperience on the Cloud

November 21st, 2014|0 Comments

« I can focus on the design, not the systems administration. » With intense competition in consumer markets, product style and design are strategic for success in product sales. CATIA 3DEXPERIENCE on the Cloud enables Creative Designers to gain competitive advantage by design, making innovative appealing products, available quickly on the market to follow consumer trends, is a key business success factor. […]

CATIA 3DExperience on the Cloud

November 20th, 2014|0 Comments

« My company is small but my products are increasingly complex. » CATIA on the Cloud is an affordable solution, removing the need for upfront hardware investment and setup costs. In minutes, your teams can be innovating with the world’s leading product design solution. […]

CATIA 3DExperience… Yes! But On Premises or On the Cloud, that is the question?!

November 11th, 2014|0 Comments

On-the-Cloud… … is a solution that is hosted outwit your own offices, while on-premises is a solution that is hosted completely on a server that is kept in your offices. Adoption of software on the Cloud is accelerating and many organizations are realizing the transformative benefits. Therefore, choosing between on-the-cloud and on-premises is a common challenge nowadays. Forrester Research reports that 50% of all organizations are interested in Cloud deployment. According to Gartner, 50% of the IT Service Management (ITSM) software market will embraced Cloud by 2015. The goal of this post is to highlight key information to help you understand and choose between on Premises and on the Cloud. […]

Engineering error could really impact the schedule of your project and its cost!

September 26th, 2014|Comments Off on Engineering error could really impact the schedule of your project and its cost!

  Here is an example: http://www.tu.no/industri/2014/09/22/verftet-bommet—na-ma-fergene-slankes-med-2.500-tonn This mistake could have been discovered earlier during the development phase if dedicated tools would have been used to monitor compliancy to requirements and to do cross discipline design reviews. And this is what is delivered with the 3DEXPERIENCE solution for Marine and Offshore. […]