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Importing Solid Model

Importing Solid Model

(OP)
I use Creo 2. I have third party software that generates a solid
model suitable for exporting. There are many parts to the model.
However, when I import the model to Creo, it's just one piece.
Is there a way to separate the components? I don't need all components
separated, just a few like when materials change.

Thanks,

RE: Importing Solid Model

You could export the parts individually and assemble them in Creo.

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RE: Importing Solid Model

(OP)
The 3rd party software doesn't allow me to make individual
components. I have seen webinars where the model was imported
into the FEA software by individual components. That would solve
the problem but I don't have access to that software. Maybe if
the 3rd party software I use gets together with PTC, they can
add it to the program?

RE: Importing Solid Model

When you "open" the geometry into Creo, are you selecting Assembly or Part format?

RE: Importing Solid Model

(OP)
geesamand,
I started over and paid attention to each step.
Well, sure enough all the parts are all there.
All I can say is that I haven't been working with
Creo much (I used ProE years ago)and missed how
to evaluate the model information.

RE: Importing Solid Model

Hello
One option is as follows:
1. goto Import Data Doctor (click on import geometry,....) and goto repaire options
2. there should be more components in list
3. remove/delete components you don´t need
4. close IDD

Bye

RE: Importing Solid Model

(OP)
bobslo,

I'll have to look into it more but I think importing the model
as an assembly will provide the components so there is no need for
the Data Doctor. I must have imported the models before as a part.
However, I looked into the DD but couldn't identify the commands.
I looked in the help files for a procedure. There was information
listed but I still couldn't follow the path to the DD?

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