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4.8.2.3. How can I directly integrate the chosen CAD model into the CAD system (PART2cad)? (Supplier portals)

Follow the steps listed below to integrate the chosen CAD model into your CAD system directly:

  1. Navigate to the desired part.

  2. In the dialog area for the download of CAD models, under Edit CAD formats -> Add CAD formats select the transfer mode PART2cad by clicking into respective field. Then determine your CAD system and click on Save.

    -> The view returns to the dialog area Generation options / Selected formats. Confirm your entries by clicking on Save.

  3. In the dialog area of CAD model selection click on Generate CAD model.

    -> The information dialog Generating CAD models opens.

    [Note] Note

    All formats activated under Download CAD models -> Edit CAD formats -> Selected Formats are generated and listed here now.

    As long as the generation is running, is shown.

  4. As soon as the generation has completed, you can submit the CAD models to the CAD system in this window directly by clicking the link PART2cad.

    If you close this window, further CAD models can be selected.

    Furthermore all generated CAD models are listed under Download CAD models.

    -> In the transfer mode PART2cad the link text will be PART2cad.

    In addition the following is shown:

    • Info: Some details (see next point)

    • Remove: By clicking on the link you can remove parts from the list, which are no longer required.

  5. By clicking the link Info specific part information is displayed:

    • Preview image

    • Part description

    • Generation successful

      Generation in progress

      Generation successful

      Generation not successful. A corresponding error message shows up.

    • Status information on PART2cad

    • Formats:

      PART2cad <cadname>

    • Level of Detail

    • Generation date

    • Language

    • to overview all currently available models.

  6. Click on the link PART2cad or the symbol , in order to load parts into the CAD system.

    [Note] Note

    The application component PART2cad is required at the workstation when using PART2cad (direct integration).

    Install it during the first run. The necessary installer opens automatically. The installer itself needs Java.

    [Note] Note

    If the message "Your browser does not support the Java Plugin" appears, please click on the link "Please follow these steps" [Shown in Chrome]. Short description of solution: The file *.pnlp needs to be executed by Javaws.exe found in your Java installation (e.g. under C:\Programme\Java\jre\[version number]\bin).

    Example Chrome

    Example Chrome

    -> Once Java is installed the PART2cad installation will start. If Java is not installed, there will be no Java logo displayed. In this case click on the link Click here and install Java.

    -> Warning messages may show up. Let the component PART2cad install.

    During the first run the direct integration PART2cad will be downloaded.

    Following runs will open the dialog Transferring model to CAD. No user interaction is necessary.

    [Note] Note

    Please note the following selection dialog for the version name of the CAD system.

  7. In the drop-down menu select the CAD version where the model is to be transferred. Confirm the selection with Choose.

    Exemplarily, the respective dialog for Creo Parametric

    Exemplarily, the respective dialog for Creo Parametric

    [Note] Note

    Keep in mind that the CAD system has to be started.

    -> A specific dialog box of the used CAD is opened. Make the required settings.

    Exemplarily, the respective dialog for Creo Parametric

    Exemplarily, the respective dialog for Creo Parametric

  8. Select the preferred destination directory. Use ... to browse. Confirm your entries by clicking Ok.

    -> The model is transferred to the CAD system.

    [Note] Note

    When the transfer to the CAD system is finished a message will be shown.

    -> The part has been imported in the CAD system.

    If the CAD system is not started or the wrong version was chosen, an error message will be shown.