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Exporting Wireframes

thaddeus_hughesthaddeus_hughes Member Posts: 2
I have a part studio with multiple sketches in it: https://cad.onshape.com/documents/84d7d41e90357905e69d675b/w/70256b1d6d6272608a109cb9/e/1dd5be033460c35e01d4ac53

(I'm evaluating if OnShape will work for this, so this is an example)

I want to export this wireframe so that it can be used in FEA software (IGES, STEP, 3D DXF should all work... there are a lot of such file formats)

Does anyone know if this can be done or any workarounds? Maybe with the help of some featurescript?


Comments

  • NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 3,393
    You can export curves, so maybe a FeatureScript that turns all sketch entities into curves (wires)?
  • thaddeus_hughesthaddeus_hughes Member Posts: 2
    OK, using composite curves allows me to export them, now. Looks like IGES export at least works. This may actually end up being preferable as I can define groups of tubes/wires.
  • NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 3,393
    STEP and Parasolid should also work.
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