The CAD geometry translators for CATIA V4 and Parasolid allow you to transfer model geometries from CAD systems into Abaqus/CAE. These geometry translators allow you to import models directly from the CAD system’s native file format. Within these translators, you only need the appropriate file reader for Abaqus/CAE.
Geometry Translator for Parasolid Versions 7 through 18
This translator allows you to import geometries from Parasolid format (.x_t, .x_b, .xmt_txt, .xmt_bin) files directly into Abaqus/CAE. A variety of CAD products can generate Parasolid-format parts, such as NX, SolidWorks, SolidEdge, FEMAP, and MSC.Patran.
The components of the CAD geometry translators are available on the platforms indicated in the following tables:
CATIA V4 and Parasolid direct readers for Abaqus/CAE
Abaqus/CAE requires a license to import parts and assemblies in CATIA V4 and Parasolid formats.
For more information, contact your local Abaqus sales office.