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Importing 3D DWG to Onshape

daniel_cookdaniel_cook Member Posts: 47 PRO
Hi all,

A client has sent me a 3D DWG - can open in a DWG viewer and it rotates, etc so it's drawn in 3D. I am not sure if it was actually from a parametric 3D software or just drawn in 3D. Is there a way to tell, and then is there a way to convert it for importing into Onshape?

Thanks!

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  • daniel_cookdaniel_cook Member Posts: 47 PRO
    NeilCooke said:
    Hi @daniel_cook - 3D DWG is not supported, but your client should be able to export in ACIS format (*.sat) and that should work fine.
    Thanks Neil - unfortunately it's not an option for me to ask them but I have colleagues who run Autodesk so I'll just hand ball it to them!
  • joe_dunnejoe_dunne Onshape Employees, Developers Posts: 149
    Daniel

    You could also consider this solution for DWG 3D information.  Graebert has a DWG solution in our App Store for situations like this:

    https://appstore.onshape.com/apps/Design/A6WITSUWP2GZQN5BX6HHCM2TNBVBEDABC34MIUY=/description
    Joe Dunne / Onshape, Inc.
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