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Old   July 13, 2005, 05:08
Default how to import files of "CATIA"?
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hi,i save catia file to .stl ,but when i import it with prostar or pro-am,software tell me "no file be found". why does it happen?can you tell me?
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Old   July 13, 2005, 05:22
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hi

you can do surface mesh in CATIA and save it in *.dat fromat. while importing it in proam, use type NASTRAN and MATERIAL best regards

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Old   July 13, 2005, 05:27
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one more thing that u can do is save the surface as *.igs file and then import it in Pro-surf
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Old   July 13, 2005, 06:12
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you can follow the sequence

1. cad surface(*.igs) to prosurf 2. save as *.dbs (surface mesh)or in *.cel, *.vrt to proam

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Old   July 14, 2005, 20:45
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maybe your path to *.stl is not in english.
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Old   July 24, 2005, 07:52
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Is the *.stl file greater than 2 GB? (For example a very big/complex fine resolved geometriy with maxsag of 0.001 (or about) and STL in ASCII).

If so try using the binary STL format in CATIA. That would reduce the file size dramatically.
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