Interactive Fitting for CATIA V5 (IFC Core)


Engineering Domain : Product Synthesis
Prerequisites : FIT V5, MD2 V5, SPA V5

Product Overview

Interactive Fitting Core for Catia™

IFC "Interactive Fitting Core for Catia" is a CAAV5-based plug-in for Catia V5TM dedicated to interactive assembly/maintenance simulation based on Haption's IPSI physics engine. Consisting in two sets of V5 commands, it appears as two new toolbars:


  • IFC Core provides tools for interactive physic simulation session
  • IFC Human complements IFC Core with human simulation functionalities


IFC Core lets you:

  • Work with any kind of Catia data: CatPart, CGR, STP, ...
  • Feel contact forces and gravity
  • Record object motion as Catia tracks, load kinematic constraints from V5 mechanisms
  • Control the precision down to sub-millimeter levels
  • Use any kind of haptic device (Virtuose, Inca, Able), tracking system (ART, Motion Analysis, VICON, trackd), 6D USB mouse from 3Dconnexion

Customer Benefits

  • Assembly validation
  • Mounting procedure
  • Evaluate tooling
  • Human accessibility, reachability
  • Maintainability procedure