File conversion expertise

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Bruce Ryan
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File conversion expertise

Postby Bruce Ryan » Mon Oct 01, 2018 8:58 pm

Require FreeCAD expert to convert a 10mb .IGS file to an Autocad .DWG or .DFX file.
chrisb
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Re: File conversion expertise

Postby chrisb » Mon Oct 01, 2018 10:02 pm

Hi Bruce, welcome to the forum.
You can import IGES. AFIK you can export only 2D DXF.
Bruce Ryan
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Re: File conversion expertise

Postby Bruce Ryan » Mon Oct 01, 2018 11:59 pm

chrisb wrote:
Mon Oct 01, 2018 10:02 pm
Hi Bruce, welcome to the forum.
You can import IGES. AFIK you can export only 2D DXF.
chrisb wrote:
Mon Oct 01, 2018 10:02 pm
Hi Bruce, welcome to the forum.
You can import IGES. AFIK you can export only 2D DXF.
And this is beyond my expertise. Interested in helping out?
My interest is in advancing the project, not learning CAD systems. We are involved in a design project. I need additional work done to advance the project.
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NormandC
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Re: File conversion expertise

Postby NormandC » Tue Oct 02, 2018 12:24 am

Assuming the IGS file contains 3D data, FreeCAD cannot export 3D data to DWG nor to DXF, if "DFX" was a typo. A commercial program is needed.
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Re: File conversion expertise

Postby sgrogan » Tue Oct 02, 2018 1:36 am

NormandC wrote:
Tue Oct 02, 2018 12:24 am
Assuming the IGS file contains 3D data, FreeCAD cannot export 3D data to DWG nor to DXF, if "DFX" was a typo. A commercial program is needed.
Bruce Ryan wrote:
Mon Oct 01, 2018 11:59 pm
My interest is in advancing the project, not learning CAD systems. We are involved in a design project. I need additional work done to advance the project.
See here: https://forum.freecadweb.org/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=30601 .sat is a 3D .dxf, sortof :?
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Re: File conversion expertise

Postby Bruce Ryan » Tue Oct 02, 2018 4:12 pm

It is definitely a 3-D model of an agricultural processing machine. Can you suggest a solution?
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NormandC
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Re: File conversion expertise

Postby NormandC » Wed Oct 03, 2018 4:38 am

You need to find someone with access to a commercial program that can import IGS and export to 3D DWG/DXF.

I have access to commercial CAD software at work and I'm willing to give it a shot if it doesn't take too long, but I can't export to 3D DWG/DXF, only to SAT. AutoCAD can import ACIS (*.sat) files, if that's the software being used.
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Re: File conversion expertise

Postby anna » Wed Oct 03, 2018 8:38 am

Bruce Ryan wrote:
Mon Oct 01, 2018 8:58 pm
Require FreeCAD expert to convert a 10mb .IGS file to an Autocad .DWG or .DFX file.
Hi Bruce,
Please check your PM.
BR,
Anna