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Toralf March 17, 2008 07:18

geometry import problems (STEP into ICEM)
Hi all,

I would like import a *.stp-file in ICEM 11. The geometry-export was done in Pro/E. Following error message comes: Reading Complete... Done. Tetin file ./*.tin does not exist. I do not use the 5.1 Step Translator. I have the *.stp-file close to C:/ and the file name is short and without any underlines. In Pro/E there are only few options for the export and I tried every combination. Please, can give somebody an advice?Thank you and greetings. Toralf

Rogerio Fernandes Brito March 17, 2008 07:45

Re: geometry import problems (STEP into ICEM)
Use SolidWorks to import, after that, save as igs file and import on icem cfd!

Toralf March 17, 2008 08:21

Re: geometry import problems (STEP into ICEM)
Hi Rogerio,

unfortunately our Pro/E cannot export in SolidWorks (*.SLDPRT). Thanks for your post. Toralf

myron March 17, 2008 10:42

Re: geometry import problems (STEP into ICEM)
You could also try ACIS (.SAT or .SAB) export from ProE. What version of ProE are you using?

Toralf March 18, 2008 09:15

Re: geometry import problems (STEP into ICEM)
Hi myron,

it works. But I have used the Design Modeler. In ICEM does not work again. Mysterious.

mario_hc68 December 8, 2011 06:02

I had the same Problem today and it seems to be a Bug in ICEM-CFD because I couldnt open the Step-File but the guy sitting next to me could open the same Step-File without a problem....

stefan23 December 8, 2011 06:13

Maybe try creating a new project before importing the step-file, then it should work.

ghorrocks December 8, 2011 06:40

Parasolid is a much more reliable format for the ANSYS products. If you can convert it to parasolid you will probably have more success.

apex August 21, 2013 13:53

Hi everyone... am having the same problem Tetin file Part1.tin does not exist.... except tht i did mine on catia v5r19...... can you guys help me plz



dbagtbag August 22, 2013 09:50

Don't use step files or igs for ICEM. Even after you import them dealing with the imported geometry in ICEM is a pain. Use Parasolid, its much better. If you MUST use step or igs you can import them by forcing ICEM to use the proper .igs or .stp extensions.

taha8 March 7, 2014 22:17

it works this way.
change your working directory from C:\Windows\system32 to your local folder. Now import your step file. It won't show any error. No need of using step translator as well.:)

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