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CATIA V5 to 3DEXPERIENCE Transition in Save As Function CATIA V5 to 3DEXPERIENCE Transition in Save As Function
By Kedar Upadhye, Intrinsys Sometimes it is desirable to use one of the Saved As objects as the next new revision of the original product. Intrinsys demonstrates.
CATIA Assembly Design: Flexible vs. Rigid Sub-Assembly CATIA Assembly Design: Flexible vs. Rigid Sub-Assembly
By Ray Olson Rand 3D's Ray Olson covers examples of flexible and rigid sub-assemblies, including Excavator Arm Assemblies and a hydraulic cylinder.

Part Feature Recognition in the CATIA 3DEXPERIENCE
By Fernando Petre, AD Innovation CATIA user Fernando Petre explains how to recreate the features in a specification tree to a CATPart, starting from a solid without history.
Downgrade a CATIA Model to a Previous Release
By Ole Selbekk, PLM Technology The Downward Compatibility in CATIA V5 lets users exchange files with older installations of CATIA. Watch the video
CATIA Users- Has This Ever Happened to You?
By Trisha Freeman, RAND 3D You go to open a CATIA product and a warning indicates that certain parts can't be found. Trisha Freeman of RAND covers the SAVE Management feature.
Getting Started with CATIA V5R27 Getting Started with CATIA V5R27
By Amit Patel, Intrinsys This blog post explains everything from hardware requirements, to software requirements and new enhancements in CATIA V5R27.
Reuse Programming in DELMIA 3DX NC Manufacturing
By John Jeffrey, Inceptra Inceptra's John Jeffrey covers new functionality dedicated to machining similar parts or sometimes referred to as a family of parts.
Transform a Scan into a Surface with CATIA 3DEXPERIENCE
By PLM technology Learn how we to transform a scan into a surface using the automatic feature in CATIA in this tutorial by PLM technology.
How Do You Know Which Releases of CATIA You Can Use? How Do You Know Which Releases of CATIA You Can Use?
By Billy Chan, Application Engineer, Intrinsys This tip by Intrinsys walks you through the steps in the License Server Administration to see which releases of CATIA you have access to.
Can You Combine Windows Server and Linux Server OS? Can You Combine Windows Server and Linux Server OS?
By Michael Craffey, Razorleaf Razorleaf's Michael Craffey covers the possible combinations of operating systems of when implementing ENOVIA.
Stay Compliant with Quality Document in ENOVIA Stay Compliant with Quality Document in ENOVIA
By Anita Mathias, Inceptra Inceptra's Anita Mathias explores how ENOVIA helps manage controlled documents and help your company maintain ISO 9001 compliance.
Experiencing Blurry Text in CATIA V5 on Windows 10? Experiencing Blurry Text in CATIA V5 on Windows 10?
By Ole Selbekk, PLM Technology You might start by upgrading your graphic driver or changin your text scale says Ole Selbekk of PLM Technology.
CATIA V5 On-Screen Model Manipulation
By Dave Thomas and Andrew Early, Intrinsys This video by Intrinsys demonstrates how the keyboard can be used effectively to control the position and orientation of the model on the screen.
Define Full Abaqus 3D Models with a Few Clicks Define Full Abaqus 3D Models with a Few Clicks
By Dan Smith, Inceptra Abaqus plug-ins make it possible to define full 3D continuum models with just a few inputs and behind the scenes user commands.
ENOVIA Drag and Drop Functionality ENOVIA Drag and Drop Functionality
By Michael Craffey and Brian Lau , Razorleaf Razorleaf's Michael Craffey and Brian Lau share ENOVIA V6 R2013x tips for solving feature-based and administrative challenges.
Ensure Everyone is Using the Same CATIA V5 Environment Ensure Everyone is Using the Same CATIA V5 Environment
By Ole Selbekk, PLM Technology This tip shows how to set up a multi-user environment to ensure that everyone has the same settings on dimension arrows, threads etc.
Create Photorealistic Images from Your 3D Models
By Carlos Mendez, Dassault Systemes Watch this video by Dassault Systemes to learn how to use the Data Prep functionality to create photorealistic images and animations in 3DEXCITE.
5 Steps for Creating Composites in CATIA
By Mecanica Solutions These five steps define manufacturing data, ply creation, analysis, producibility and exporting data are key to creating composites in CATIA V5.
What to Do When Parts Leap Across the Screen in CATIA What to Do When Parts Leap Across the Screen in CATIA
By Dave Thomas and Andrew Early, Intrinsys If one of the increment boxes is populated within the Parameters for Compass Manipulation it can cause parts to jump across the screen.
CATIA V5 Startup Commands CATIA V5 Startup Commands
By Ole Selbekk, PLM Technology Discover the hidden start up commands to open CATIA V5 to run macros right at start up and directly to your favorite workbench.
Create Metal Frames Using Part Templates Create Metal Frames Using Part Templates
By Mecanica Solutions CATIA V5 users can take advantage of existing part templates to reduce steps and errors when they create new metal frame designs.
Finite Element Analysis with CATIA V5 and V6
By Intrinsys Amit Patel from Intrinsys explains Dassault Systemes' different packages and gives an overview on how best to use them effectively.
Things to Know About Triggers in Matrix Query Language (MQL) Things to Know About Triggers in Matrix Query Language (MQL)
By Jonathan Scott, Razorleaf Triggers are another word for events in ENOVIA V6 and MatrixOne most operations, multiple triggers fire, allowing the system to execute custom code.
Create a 3D Section to CATIA V5 Workbench Create a 3D Section to CATIA V5 Workbench
By Mecanica Solutions The Sectioning tool in the CATIA V5 Workbench makes it possible for users to cut the geometry to create a 3D section.
Run Multiple Abaqus Jobs in Your Downtime Run Multiple Abaqus Jobs in Your Downtime
By Ebbe Smith, PLM Technology Abaqus makes it possible to batch together multiple jobs as Dynamic Batches and Specified Batch, so they can run in your off hours.
Stacking Licenses in CATIA and SmarTeam Stacking Licenses in CATIA and SmarTeam
By Ken Mueller, Razorleaf Dassault's primary license server, DSLS, is capable of stacking licenses from more than one license server at the request of a single client.
How to Convert a CATProduct into a Single CATPart How to Convert a CATProduct into a Single CATPart
By Mecanica Solutions A CATIA V6 CATProduct can be simplified into a CATPart using the the Generate CATPart from the Product tool on the Specification Tree.
Automated 3D Physical Generation from 2D and 3D Automated 3D Physical Generation from 2D and 3D
By PLM Technology CATIA V6 provides automated 3D physical generation from 2D and 3D logical specifications with CATIA Systems Generative 3D Wire Harness Design.
What is XML? What is XML?
By Kate Sohl, Razorleaf Web apps, PDM systems, PLM tools, APIs, and more utilize XML. But, what is it, exactly? And how can you benefit from it?
How to Open Large CATIA V5 Files on a Windows PC How to Open Large CATIA V5 Files on a Windows PC
By Tata Technologies Tata Technologies explains how to free up extra virtual memory when working with very large files in CATIA.
Optimize Your Multi-Core Workstation for Abaqus Optimize Your Multi-Core Workstation for Abaqus
By Ebbe Smith, PLM Technology Ebbe Smith of PLM Technology reveals how many tokens needed in Abaqus to take advantage of your multi-core workstation.
Use Styles in 3DVIA for Consistency Use Styles in 3DVIA for Consistency
By Todd Cruikshank, Dassault Systemes Todd Cruikshank of Dassault Systemes explains how 3DVIA users can use Styles to save you from having to repeat the same steps multiple times.
Graph Your FEA Data with Abaqus/Viewer Graph Your FEA Data with Abaqus/Viewer
By Ebbe Smith, PLM Technology You can easily create graphs of your FEA data in Excel with the Abaqus/Viewer plug-in.
Import a CATIA V5 Part Into ENOVIA V6 Import a CATIA V5 Part Into ENOVIA V6
By Mecanica Solutions Mecanica Solutions demonstrates how you can import your CATIA V5 parts into ENOVIA V6.
Restrict Inputs to Assembly Symmetry in CATIA V5 Restrict Inputs to Assembly Symmetry in CATIA V5
By TATA Technologies Tata Technologies explains how to restrict your CATIA V5 inputs to assembly symmetry features only.
Abaqus Bug and Fix for Exporting XY Data to Excel Abaqus Bug and Fix for Exporting XY Data to Excel
By Ebbe Smith, PLM Technology PLM Technology's Ebbe Smith explains how to get around a bug in Abaqus 6.14-1 that prevents users from exporting data to Excel.
Modify a Released CATIA V6 Product Modify a Released CATIA V6 Product
By Mecanica Solutions In this tip Mecanica Solutions show you how to make changes to a CATIA V6 part that has already been released by ENOVIA.
How to Save Files in the Default CATIA V5 Folder How to Save Files in the Default CATIA V5 Folder
By Tata Technologies Tata Technologies covers various methodologies that can be used to set a default folder to save a CATIA document.
Assessing Your SIMULIA Needs and Licensing
By Dan Smith, Inceptra Inceptra addresses SIMULIA licensing options like Extended Packaging, which provides concurrent licenses across solutions.
Create EBOM Structures Directly from CAD
By Mecanica Solutions Watch this video on how to create an intricate bill of materials (BOM) using your CATIA data.
Detect Reference Conflicts in ENOVIA V6 with DesignSync
By Dassault Systemes The ENOVIA DesignSync Data Manager module makes it possible to automatically detect hierarchical references that are in conflict.
Multi-CAD Management Capabilities in the 3DEXPERIENCE Multi-CAD Management Capabilities in the 3DEXPERIENCE
By Mecanica Solutions See how it's possible to create mockups and review 3D CAD data even when it combines SOLIDWORKS, CATIA V5 and CATIA V6 designs.
Prepare CATIA for Machining
By Wes Russell, Idex Solutions CATIA V6 makes it possible to import and translate your CATIA V5 data directly to the machining solution of your choice.
How Do I Work with Enhanced Scenes? How Do I Work with Enhanced Scenes?
By Tata Technologies CATIA V5 makes it possible to handle enhanced scenes even when you need to add, replace and delete components in your assembly.
Using the 3D XML Viewer for Collaboration
By Brian Ohon, Adaptive Corporation You can use Dassault's 3D XML Viewer to share and view CATIA data with extended team members, external suppliers or people who don't use CATIA.

Reverse Engineering a Boeing AH-64 Apache in CATIA V5
By Mahmud Zihad, My CATIA V5 Blog In this video tutorial Mahmud Zihad demonstrates how to reverse engineer a Boeing helicopter in CATIA V5.
Test Out Various Materials in CATIA V5
By Dassault Systemes This video covers the real time rendering capabilities in CATIA V5 so you can instantly see how materials will look on your designs.

Export CATIA V5 Designs to Abaqus
By Simuleon Watch this video on the CATIA V5 Associative Interface feature, which makes it easy to check your design in Abaqus.
Use the MSM Plug-in to Extract Surfaces
By Digital Product Simulation Watch this video on how to use the Mid Surface Mesher (MSM) plug-in in CATIA to extract a mid surface and then generate a mesh in Abaqus/CAE.
Changing Default Font Sizes in Abaqus Changing Default Font Sizes in Abaqus
By Ebbe Smith, PLM Technology Ebbe Smith of PLM Technology demonstrates how to increase the default font size from eight point to 12 point in the Abaqus/Viewer.

Demo Tests Stresses on a Hip Implant in SIMULIA
By Dassault Systemes This demo features an assembly of a femur bone and hip implant device that needs to be tested to determine how well this design is going to work in service.

Three Reasons to Look Closer at 3D GD&T
By Dan Smith, INCEPTRA CATIA V6 features several new enhancements to 3D GD&T including making it faster to complete tasks and eliminate the need for paper.
Import a DWG/DXF File into a Background View Import a DWG/DXF File into a Background View
By TATA Technologies In later versions of CATIA V5 importing a background view is a little different and you must set the variable into the background.
Demo on Heterogeneous CAD Data in the 3DEXPERIENCE
By Mecanica Solutions This video by Mecanica Solutions aims to show the seamless interaction of heterogeneous CAD data in the 3DEXPERIENCE environment.
View and Edit Part Design Parameters in 3D View and Edit Part Design Parameters in 3D
By Tata Technologies This tip from Tata Technologies covers how to view and edit CATIA V5 design parameters in 3D.
Why is it Important for Designers to Run Analysis? Why is it Important for Designers to Run Analysis?
By Dan Smith, INCEPTRA Inceptra provides an overview of Dassault's "Analysis for Designers" portfolio, which includes a set of analysis tools in the CATIA V5 environment.
Automating CATIA Mass Properties with Inertia 360
By Mecanica Solutions See how Mecanica Solutions' Inertia 360 provides CATIA V5 users the ability to automate mass properties calculations and produce accurate weight reports.
Create a Surface When the Input Elements Do Not Intersect Create a Surface When the Input Elements Do Not Intersect
By Tata Technologies In CATIA V5 it is possible to calculate the surface intersection even if the surfaces are not in contact.
Translate CATIA V6 Data to 3DXML Translate CATIA V6 Data to 3DXML
By Mecanica Solutions Improve the versatility of your CATIA V6 data by translating to the 3DXML format with tip from Mecanica Solutions.
NC Planning Features in CATIA V6
By Dan Smith, INCEPTRA Blog Watch this video to see how aerospace and automotive professionals can leverage the 3DEXPERIENCE platform for quoting, bidding and program management.

3DEXPERIENCE Multi-CAD Management Capabilities
By Mecanica Solutions Watch this video by Mecanica Solutions to see an example of working with multi-CAD data like CATIA and SOLIDWORKS.
Restricting Assembly Symmetry Inputs to Inputs Only Restricting Assembly Symmetry Inputs to Inputs Only
By TATA Technologies Configure your CATIA V5 data so only published parts appear in the assembly symmetry.
Managing Native CATIA Data in ENOVIA V6
By Mecanica Solutions In the first of many videos from Mecanica Solutions, learn how to manage CATIA V5 and V6 data with ENOVIA V6 R2013X.
Design a Tower in CATIA V5 Design a Tower in CATIA V5
By Mahmud Zihad, My CATIA V5 Blog In this video tutorial Mahmud Zihad demonstrates the basics of creating a tower in CATIA V5.
CATIA Sheetmetal Bend Tables Explained CATIA Sheetmetal Bend Tables Explained
By Dan Smith, INCEPTRA Get the hang of how the Bend Deduction Tables feature in CATIA works in this tip from Inceptra.
Webinar on ENOVIA V6 Program Management Webinar on ENOVIA V6 Program Management
By Idex Solutions ENOVIA Program Central gives globally dispersed product teams the ability to collaborate in real time and track schedules, resources and costs.
Apply a Breakout View to Another View in Three Steps Apply a Breakout View to Another View in Three Steps
By Tata Technologies Tata Technologies outlines how to apply a breakout view to another view in CATIA in just three steps.
Working with Multi-CAD Designs in a Single Environment Working with Multi-CAD Designs in a Single Environment
By Dan Smith, INCEPTRA Blog See how ENOVIA X-CAD Design Management allows you to work in your CAD environment and save designs in a central location for collaboration.
Creating a Trim Surface in 3 Easy Steps Creating a Trim Surface in 3 Easy Steps
By Tata Technologies This tip from Tata Technologies covers how to create a trim surface when the input elements do not intersect together in CATIA.
Designing a Cockpit in CATIA V5 Designing a Cockpit in CATIA V5
By Mahmud Zihad, My CATIA V5 Blog Mahmud Zihad's latest covers his step-by-step process of designing a Mikoyan MiG 29 N Cockpit in CATIA V5.
Set the Inputs of an Assembly Symmetry to Published Features Set the Inputs of an Assembly Symmetry to Published Features
By TATA Technologies Tata Technologies covers how to set the inputs of an assembly symmetry to published features only in 5 easy steps in CATIA V5.
Drivers and Value in the Engineered to Fly Solution Drivers and Value in the Engineered to Fly Solution
By Dan Smith, INCEPTRA Blog Inceptra covers some of the features of the new solution, including controlled execution for secure intellectual property (IP) and more.
Apply a Break Out View to Another View in CATIA Apply a Break Out View to Another View in CATIA
By TATA Technologies Tata Technologies explains how to apply a break out view to another view in three easy steps.
See the New Features in SIMULIA V6 See the New Features in SIMULIA V6
By Dan Smith, INCEPTRA Inceptra covers the history of the SIMULIA brand and the new capabilities it offers in the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform.
How to Change the Color of Drafting Sheets in CATIA V5 How to Change the Color of Drafting Sheets in CATIA V5
By TATA Technologies Changing the background drafting sheet can help improve communication between project stakeholders.
How to Create ANSYS Workbench Parameters in CATIA How to Create ANSYS Workbench Parameters in CATIA
By Simon Pereira, ANSYS Follow these steps and watch this video on how to create ANSYS Workbench parameters and named selections with CATIA.
Win More NC Programming Projects with Accurate Estimation Win More NC Programming Projects with Accurate Estimation
By Dan Smith, Inceptra Inceptra weighs in on how to win contract bids by minimizing machine runtime estimations, quickly and accurately in CATIA V5.
How to Set the Regional Language in CATIA V5 How to Set the Regional Language in CATIA V5
By TATA Technologies TATA Technologies goes over how to add a new language to the list of possible languages, while keeping English as the display option in these steps.
Reverse Engineering a Prosthetic Knee Reverse Engineering a Prosthetic Knee
By Mahmud Zihad, My CATIA V5 Blog Mahmud Zihad covers how to reverse engineer a prosthetic knee using the Quick Surface Reconstruction workbench in CATIA V5.
CATIA Composer Moto Demo
By Tod Cruikshank, 3D Mojo Blog 3DVIA, now CATIA Composer, offers a number of cool ways to turn 3D data into slick marketing tools.
Create Fewer Parts, Reuse More Data with EXALEAD Create Fewer Parts, Reuse More Data with EXALEAD
By Inceptra Inceptra looks at specific OnePart features that will allow you decrease time to market and quickly and efficiently discover existing 2D/3D assets.
Generate Reports from Your CATIA Sessions Generate Reports from Your CATIA Sessions
By TATA Technologies Learn how to quickly generate statistics for your My CATIA Sessions in CATIA V5 in this tip by TATA Technologies.
Composite Part Estimation Can be Tricky Composite Part Estimation Can be Tricky
By Inceptra Fortunately CATIA has an estimation tool that ensures that all estimates are managed via a single estimation solution ensuring consistency.

Putting Finishing Touches on the SUKHOI 29
By Mahmud Zihad, My CATIA V5 Blog Mahmud Zihad finalizes his SUKHOI 29 model, adding the finishing touches in CATIA V5.
Ensure Correct Scale with Scale Factor Ensure Correct Scale with Scale Factor
By TATA Technologies The Scale Factor tool helps CATIA V5 users ensure that their parts are designed to match the correct scale.
Designing the Landing Gear for a SUKHOI 29 Part Twelve
By Mahmud Zihad, My CATIA V5 Blog Mahmud continues his demonstration showing how CATIA V5 users can create the landing gear for a SUKHOI 29.
Apply a Sticker to a Part in CATIA V5 Apply a Sticker to a Part in CATIA V5
By TATA Technologies In CATIA V5 go to the Start menu and select the Photo Studio Workbench.
Fix a Blank PDF Sheet in CATIA Fix a Blank PDF Sheet in CATIA
By TATA Technologies Sometimes CATIA V5 exports a blank sheet to PDF, but don’t worry there is an easy fix for this problem.
Designing the Landing Gear for a SUKHOI 29 Part 11
By Mahmud Zihad, My CATIA V5 Blog Learn how to design the landing gear for a SUKHOI 29 using CATIA V5 in this series by Mahmud Zihad.
Visualize Wireframe Elements in CATIA Visualize Wireframe Elements in CATIA
By TATA Technologies In CATIA V5 when the cache mode is activated components can be loaded into Visualization mode.
The SUKHOI 29 Series Continues The SUKHOI 29 Series Continues
By Mahmud Zihad, My CATIA V5 Blog The tenth tip in this series shows how to design the landing gear on a SUKHOI 29 aircraft in CATIA V5.
How to Extract Standard XML for Embedded Drawings How to Extract Standard XML for Embedded Drawings
By TATA Technologies If a drawing is lost it can be extracted from the XML. Afterwards the extracted drawing can be saved as a CATFile. Here's how!
Building a Vertical Tail and Rudder for a SUKHOI 29 Building a Vertical Tail and Rudder for a SUKHOI 29
By Mahmud Zihad, My CATIA V5 Blog In part nine of this series CATIA V5 users learn how to build a tail and rudder for a SUKHOI 29.
Create a Helix Profile with a  Non-Linear Access in 7 Steps Create a Helix Profile with a Non-Linear Access in 7 Steps
By TATA Technologies Follow these steps to create a helix profile with a non-Linear access in CATIA V5.
Building a Vertical Tail and Rudder for a SUKHOI 29
By Mahmud Zihad, My CATIA V5 Blog Watch this video on how to build a vertical tail and rudder for a SUKHOI 29 in CATIA V5.
Customize the CATIA V5 Toolbar Customize the CATIA V5 Toolbar
By TATA Technologies Properly customizing the toolbar in CATIA V5 is an effective way to streamline the user experience.
Creating the Horizontal Stabilizer of a SUKHOI 29 Aircraft
By Mahmud Zihad, My CATIA V5 Blog The seventh tip in this series shows how to shows how to design the horizontal stabilizer on a SUKHOI 29 aircraft.
How to Remove a Ghost Link From a Product File How to Remove a Ghost Link From a Product File
By TATA Technologies Here's what to do if you get an error in CATIA V5, "The files in the following list could not be found."
Designing the Main Wing and Aileron of a SUKHOI 29 Aircraft
By Mahmud Zihad, My CATIA V5 Blog This video tutorial is the sixth in a series of how to design a SUKHOI 29 aircraft in CATIA V5.
A Fast Way to Draw Sheet Dimensions A Fast Way to Draw Sheet Dimensions
By TATA Technologies Learn how to set the sheet dimensions in CATIA V5 to user-defined properties in this tip.
Design a Wind Turbine Tower in CATIA V5
By Mahmud Zihad, My CATIA V5 Blog This video covers the basics of designing a wind turbine tower in CATIA V5.
Customize CATIA V5's Screen Customize CATIA V5's Screen
By TATA Technologies Here is what to do if the screen, toolbars and compass become misaligned in CATIA V5.
Creating the Main Wing of a SUKHOI 29 Aircraft
By Mahmud Zihad, My CATIA V5 Blog This video tutorial is the fifth in a series of design exercises of a SUKHOI 29 aircraft in CATIA V5.
Access Standard Views in Two Easy Steps Access Standard Views in Two Easy Steps
By TATA Technologies This tip shows CATIA V5 users how they can quickly access standard views (top, bottom, front, back, left and right) using a manipulator in CATIA V5.
Designing the SUKHOI 29 Part Four
By Mahmud Zihad, My CATIA V5 Blog This video tutorial is the fourth in a series showing how to design a SUKHOI 29 aircraft in CATIA V5.
Add Zeroes to Your Dimensions for Better Precision Add Zeroes to Your Dimensions for Better Precision
By TATA Technologies If you need better precision in your CATIA V5 dimensions there is a way to add extra decimal places to your integers.
Decals in 5 Minutes with CATIA Decals in 5 Minutes with CATIA
By Mahmud Zihad, My CATIA V5 Blog Take five minutes to learn how to add decals to a surface in CATIA V5 in this video.
Using Layers and 3rd Party Compositing in 3DVIA
By Tod Cruikshank, 3D Mojo Blog 3DVIA Composer gives users the ability to take better control of the rendering of their fluid flow simulations.
Designing the SUKHOI 29 Aircraft Part Three
By Mahmud Zihad, My CATIA V5 Blog This video tutorial is the third in a series showing how to design a SUKHOI 29 aircraft in CATIA V5.
Changing Drafting Standards Easy as 1, 2, 3 Changing Drafting Standards Easy as 1, 2, 3
By TATA Technologies Altering your drafting standards in CATIA can be accomplished in three easy steps.
What's New in 3DVIA R2014x?
By Tod Cruikshank, 3D Mojo Blog This video tutorial covers what's new in 3DVIA R2014x.
CATIA Part Design 101 CATIA Part Design 101
By Zihad Mahmud, My CATIA V5 The latest from My CATIA V5 blog includes a series of videos on the basics of CATIA part design.
Create a Section View that Includes a 3D Curve Create a Section View that Includes a 3D Curve
By TATA Technologies By adding a section view to a 3D model CATIA V5 users can make their design intent much clearer.
CATIA Design Basics
By Mahmud Zihad, My CATIA V5 Blog This pair of videos will walk users through the basics of designing a part in CATIA V5.
Create Useful Cut Aways and Section Views of Your Model Create Useful Cut Aways and Section Views of Your Model
By Tata Technologies Creating a cut away or section view of your CATIA V5 model can go a long way toward communicating your design intent.
Designing a SUKHOI 29 Aircraft in CATIA V5
By Mahmud Zihad, My CATIA V5 Blog This tutorial is the second in a series showing CATIA V5 users how they can design a SUKHOI 29 aircraft.
Propagate A Broken View Throughout a Project View Propagate A Broken View Throughout a Project View
By Tata Technologies By propagating a broken view throughout a project view CATIA V5 users can better understand all the features of their designs.
Customize Measurement Settings in CATIA V5 Customize Measurement Settings in CATIA V5
By Mahmud Zihad, My CATIA V5 Blog This video covers how to change the units including length and weight, and parameters like inches or millimeters.
Add Symbols to a Text Command in Drafting Add Symbols to a Text Command in Drafting
By Tata Technologies Sometimes you need a symbol that is not part of the regular CATIA V5 lineup.
Turn Workbench Tools to Standards View
By Mahmud Zihad, My CATIA V5 Blog Standard View lets CATIA V5 users save time by creating default locations for their most used icons and tools.
Create a Catalog of 2D Components Create a Catalog of 2D Components
By Tata Technologies Catalog your entire database of 2D components in CATIA V5 using the Drafting Workbench.
Designing a SUKHOI 29 Aircraft in CATIA V5
By Mahmud Zihad, My CATIA V5 Blog This tutorial is the first in a series showing CATIA V5 users how they can design a SUKHOI 29 aircraft.
Retrieve Pattern Type of a Part in Section View in CATIA Retrieve Pattern Type of a Part in Section View in CATIA
By Tata Technologies If a user changes the pattern type of a part while in a Section View to "None," all of the pattern types in that Section View will be set to "None."
Ever Get Stuck Importing Points in CATIA?
By Mahmud Zihad, My CATIA V5 Blog This video tutorial can help, which covers how to import points and create spline and surfaces in CATIA V5.
Using the Overload Properties in the Drafting Workbench Using the Overload Properties in the Drafting Workbench
By Tata Technologies You can easily distinguish the many parts of an assembly by using the Overload Properties tool to change the properties of the elements in CATIA.
Using Design Tables in CATIA V5 Using Design Tables in CATIA V5
By Mahmud Zihad, My CATIA V5 Blog Learn how to link CATIA V5 models with Excel tables.
Intimidated by Surfacing in CATIA?
By Mark Mason, Maverick Solutions Many designers are afraid of jumping into surfacing thinking it might be too complicated to tackle. You won't be after this tutorial.
How Do I Convert a CATIA Drawing to a PDF File? How Do I Convert a CATIA Drawing to a PDF File?
By Tata Technologies Quickly and easily transfer your CATIA V5 drawing sheets to a PDF file with this tip.
Import SolidWorks Files into ENOVIA V6
By InFlow Technology Lets say you need to bring files from another computer-aided design system, such as SolidWorks into ENOVIA V6.
Keep Your Animations Organized
By Tod Cruikshank, 3D Mojo Blog With a little extra work you can keep your 3DVIA Composer animations organized and ready to edit.
The RFlow Reveal Tool in CATIA for Creative Designers The RFlow Reveal Tool in CATIA for Creative Designers
By Dassault Systemes The technology allows users to import 2D sketches and explore ideas in 3D using virtual clay modeling and NURBS Surface modeling and direct solid modeling.
Copy Keys in 3DVIA Composer
By 3D Mojo Blog When animating repetitive tasks it is helpful to utilize the Copy Selected Tracks of the Selected Actors from the context menu in the timeline.
Electronics & Circuit Board Design (PCB) in CATIA V6 Electronics & Circuit Board Design (PCB) in CATIA V6
By Dassault Systems Designers who often need to switch between the folded and flattened representation of a flexible PCB should watch this video.
Create a Configurator Application in 3DVIA Composer Create a Configurator Application in 3DVIA Composer
By Dassault Systemes It's not so difficult to build such an application if you have a good understanding of views in Composer and some knowledge of HTML coding.
Electrical & Wire Harness Design
By Dassault Systemes This video tutorial demonstrates how to design a flat ribbon cable in CATIA V6.
Techniques for Detail View Bubbles
By 3D Mojo Blog Your illustration customer has a very specific style for their Detail View bubbles. Here are some techniques to match those styles.
Tubing-Hydraulic System-Schematic in CATIA V6 Tubing-Hydraulic System-Schematic in CATIA V6
By Dassault Systemes CATIA Fluid Systems enables manual or automatic placement of piping and tubing parts.
Specify Angles and Correct Measurements
By Dassault Systemes This video covers how to find the exact measurements for angles and lines in 3DVIA Composer.
Intro to CATIA Live Weight
By Dassault Systemes CATIA Live Weight helps managers and non specialist engineers understand the weight, center of gravity, and related tolerances of any assembly.
Moving Multiple Parts with Local Transform in 3DVIA Moving Multiple Parts with Local Transform in 3DVIA
By 3D Mojo Blog The benefit of this function is that with one single operation you can assign the same movements to all the referenced parts.
CATIA V6's New Bend Part Design Product
By Dassault Systemes The Bend Part Design Product allows users to create folded parts that span from sheetmetal to folded boxes.
Fundamentals of Creating Great Technical Communication
By 3D Mojo Blog 3DVIA Composer can help users create effective and efficient modern assembly instructions, which can shorten production times and minimize overhead.
Add Seams to a Boudoir Seat Add Seams to a Boudoir Seat
By Dassault Systemes A quick video tutorial to show how CATIA users can add stylish seams to a boudoir seat.
Mirroring Geometry and Animations
By 3D Mojo Blog This video demonstrates that mirroring a procedure to make a left hand/right version is easy.
Model Based Definition Helps CATIA Users Reduce Errors Model Based Definition Helps CATIA Users Reduce Errors
By Dassault Systemes This video tutorial can help CATIA users find and eliminate the kind of errors that occur when they must work with 2D and 3D designs.
Large Data Handling with 3DVIA Composer Large Data Handling with 3DVIA Composer
By 3D Mojo Blog This tip shows how to work with large data files using 3DVIA Composer.
3DSketching with CATIA for Creative Designers 3DSketching with CATIA for Creative Designers
By Dassault Systemes Take advantage of the 3DSketching tool to create fast sketches of their product designs with the CATIA for Creative Designers solution.
Impress with Custom Rendering in 3DVIA Composer
By 3D Mojo Blog Win friends, influence people or look like a big time illustrator with custom rendering in 3DVIA Composer.
V6 Delivers a Multi-discipline Schematics Infrastructure
By Dassault Systemes This means that users can take a concept sketch all the way to a finished detailed model in CATIA V6.
Update Views in 3DVIA Composer Update Views in 3DVIA Composer
From the 3D Mojo Blog This video tip will show you how to speed up updating views by using the Selected Actors feature.
Validate Your Designs at any Moment Validate Your Designs at any Moment
By Dassault Systemes The CATIA Fluid System tool allows users to validate their designs at any point during the design phase and create 2D drawings from 3D models.
Highlights and Hotspots in 3DVIA Highlights and Hotspots in 3DVIA
By 3D Mojo Blog Here is a video on how to turn off all selection and highlighting including the red bounding box but still see only specific objects clearly.
Creating Electrical Systems in CATIA Creating Electrical Systems in CATIA
By Dassault Systemes This video demonstrates the Electrical RFLP Workflow through electrical equipment in a schematic which has no counterpart in the 3D.
Easily Change the Language in 3DVIA Documents Easily Change the Language in 3DVIA Documents
By 3D Mojo Blog 3DVIA has additional language options with styles and meta-properties.
Using the CATIA Imagine & Shape Tool
By Dassault Systemes The Imagine & Shape tool gives CATIA users the ability to unleash the full creative potential of their designs.
Create Mobile Presentations Using 3DVIA Spotlights Create Mobile Presentations Using 3DVIA Spotlights
By 3DMojo Blog Publish your 3DVIA Composer files to 3DVIA.com with the 3DVIA Spotlights and 3DVIA Composer Content tools.
Demo on Live Shape and Natural Sketch Tools in CATIA V6
By Dassault Systemes Live Shape and Natural Sketch allow you to define precisely curves and shape of your object directly in a 3D environment.
10 Tips to Give Life to Creative Designs 10 Tips to Give Life to Creative Designs
By AUDE, DS Perspectives Blog Presented here are 10 tips to help designers bring their most creative ideas to life.
Create Drawing Frames to Enhance Technical Illustrations
By 3D Mojo Blog This video shows how with 3DVIA Composer users can enhance their technical illustrations with drawing frames.
The Basics of Using Composites in CATIA V5 The Basics of Using Composites in CATIA V5
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials Composites can be an important ingredient in the development of many kinds of parts. This video tutorial will explain how to design them in CATIA V5.
Generate Missing Parts in 3DVIA
By 3D Mojo Blog This video tutorial shows how to generate missing parts quickly and easily in 3DVIA Composer.
Automatic Feature Recognition in CATIA
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials The Part Design Feature Recognition in CATIA is intended to recognize Part Design features from a dumb solid.
How Sany Group Uses 3DVIA Composer
By 3D Mojo Blog Sany Group uses 3DVIA Composer to provide intuitive training and operating instructions in three easy steps.
Leverage CATIA V4 Data in CATIA V5
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials Learn how to convert 2D drawing data to the V5 Drafting workbench.
Review Part History Quickly with GSD in CATIA
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials In Generative Shape design (Surfacing) there's a nice hidden feature that allows you to review the part history quickly.
Demonstrate Pressure Changes the Easy Way Demonstrate Pressure Changes the Easy Way
By 3D Mojo Blog The video tutorial demonstrates a simple way to represent pressure changes using 3DVIA Composer.
Create Better Sheetmetal Parts Create Better Sheetmetal Parts
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials Watch this video tutorial and see how you can create better sheet metal parts in CATIA V5.
Improve Productivity with These 3DVIA Filter Tips Improve Productivity with These 3DVIA Filter Tips
By 3D Mojo Blog Be more productive and make life a bit easier leaving more time to enjoy your real friends. Filters are terrible at conversation anyway.
Top 5 Tips for Using Isight Features You May Have Missed Top 5 Tips for Using Isight Features You May Have Missed
By Dassault Systèmes This video tutorial covers five common features in Isight you probably do not know about.
3DXML and Functional Tolerancing and Annotation (FTA) 3DXML and Functional Tolerancing and Annotation (FTA)
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials This video tutorial explains how to take advantage of the free 3DXML tool to share tolerancing data.
The Objective of Functional Modeling The Objective of Functional Modeling
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials Functional modeling enables product designers to focus on the functional goals and design constraints of their product.
Real Time Rendering in CATIA V5 Real Time Rendering in CATIA V5
By Dassault Systèmes This video tutorial will walk users through the process of creating a real-time render in CATIA V5.
Use STL Files to Machine Parts in CATIA V5 Use STL Files to Machine Parts in CATIA V5
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials This video tutorial will show CATIA V5 users how they can import .STL files into CATIA V5 so they can be used for numerical control data.
A Quick and Easy Way to Create Ghosted Lines in 3DVIA A Quick and Easy Way to Create Ghosted Lines in 3DVIA
By 3D Mojo Blog This video tip covers a quick and easy way to create ghosted lines in 3DVIA Composer.
Going from CATIA V5 to SolidWorks for Fuselage Bending Going from CATIA V5 to SolidWorks for Fuselage Bending
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials For CATIA users who also have to work with SolidWorks this video tutorial will help you through the translation process.
Learn the Basics of CATIA Design Learn the Basics of CATIA Design
In this video tutorial Mohamad Zihad Mahmud walks users through the basics of designing a part in CATIA V5.
Excel Driven Sheetmetal Parts in CATIA V5 Excel Driven Sheetmetal Parts in CATIA V5
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials This video tutorial will teach CATIA V5 users the process of creating a sheetmetal part and switch configurations in the design table.
Simplify Subassembly and Assembly Animations in 3DVIA Simplify Subassembly and Assembly Animations in 3DVIA
By 3D Mojo Blog Scenarios is a feature that can help simplify both assemblies and sub-assemblies in a multi-user environment.
Simplify Large Die or Casting Assemblies Simplify Large Die or Casting Assemblies
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials If you only need to manufacture a small part of a large die or casting assembly this video tutorial can help.
Nest Sub Assemblies in Numbered Groups Nest Sub Assemblies in Numbered Groups
By 3D Mojo Blog The video tutorial will help 3DVIA users organize their assemblies in numbered groups based on their parent assembly.
Import Files from G-code Import Files from G-code
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials Even if you only have the G-code for an assembly, CATIA V5 will still allow you to import it.
Create High Resolution Images in Silhouette Mode Create High Resolution Images in Silhouette Mode
By 3D Mojo Blog In this video tutorial 3DVIA Composer users learn how they can control their line weights while creating high resolution images in silhouette mode.
Learn the Fundamentals of Drafting Learn the Fundamentals of Drafting
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials In this video tutorial viewers will learn the basics of drafting their designs in CATIA V5.
Reverse Engineering an Engine in CATIA V5 Reverse Engineering an Engine in CATIA V5
In part one of this project to reverse engineer an aircraft Mohamad Zihad Mahmud shows how to model the engine.
Control What Parts of Your Geometry are Visible Control What Parts of Your Geometry are Visible
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials In this video tutorial Mark Mason shows CATIA V5 users how to limit which parts of the geometry are visible to other users.
B747 Reverse Engineering Tutorial with CATIA V5 Part 15 B747 Reverse Engineering Tutorial with CATIA V5 Part 15
In part 15 of this ongoing project to model a B747 400 in CATIA V5 Mohamad Zihad Mahmud shows how to model the fuselage.
Make Equally Spaced Planes in One Shot Make Equally Spaced Planes in One Shot
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials This video demonstrates how to create 12 planes quickly for the purpose of sectioning through the model.
Faking Geometry Deformations in 3DVIA Faking Geometry Deformations in 3DVIA
By 3D Mojo Blog This video tutorial will show users how they can get the same effect of deformations.
B747 Reverse Engineering Tutorial with CATIA V5 Part 14 B747 Reverse Engineering Tutorial with CATIA V5 Part 14
In part 14 of this ongoing project to model a B747 400 in CATIA V5 Mohamad Zihad Mahmud shows how to model the fuselage.
Create Realistic Project Renderings Create Realistic Project Renderings
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials This video tutorial will help you create powerful and eye-catching visuals of your projects.
B747 Reverse Engineering Tutorial with CATIA V5 Part 13 B747 Reverse Engineering Tutorial with CATIA V5 Part 13
In part 13 of this ongoing project to model a B747 400 in CATIA V5 Mohamad Zihad Mahmud shows how to model the fuselage.
How to Transfer 2D Elements to Part Sketcher How to Transfer 2D Elements to Part Sketcher
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials Importing 2D files from other systems into CATIA can be stressful and time consuming. Follow these steps and save yourself a headache.
Create Environmental Reflections Create Environmental Reflections
By 3D Mojo Blog In this video tutorial users learn how they can create a virtual sphere with an image that’s mapped onto it and reflected back in their materials.
B747 Reverse Engineering Tutorial with CATIA V5 Part 12 B747 Reverse Engineering Tutorial with CATIA V5 Part 12
In part 12 of this ongoing project to model a B747 400 in CATIA V5 Mohamad Zihad Mahmud shows how to model the fuselage.
CATIA V5 Composite Capabilities CATIA V5 Composite Capabilities
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials CATIA V5 can be a helpful tool for engineers working in the quickly growing field of composite design.
Show Off Part Flexibility Show Off Part Flexibility
By 3D Mojo Blog This tip "Using Merge and Explode to Simulate Flex" can help 3DVIA users visualize their part's flexibility.
B747 Reverse Engineering Tutorial with CATIA V5 Part 11 B747 Reverse Engineering Tutorial with CATIA V5 Part 11
In part 11 of this ongoing project to model a B747 400 in CATIA V5 Mohamad Zihad Mahmud shows how to model the fuselage.
Add Computational Fluid Dynamics to CATIA Add Computational Fluid Dynamics to CATIA
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials Improve your ability to simulate heat transfer and fluid flow with the FLUENT add-on for CATIA V5.
B747 Reverse Engineering Tutorial with CATIA V5 Part 10 B747 Reverse Engineering Tutorial with CATIA V5 Part 10
In part 10 of this ongoing project to model a B747 400 in CATIA V5 Mohamad Zihad Mahmud shows how to model the fuselage.
Transferring Part Features Transferring Part Features
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials Transferring part features into a 2D sketch can be very difficult this video tutorial will walk CATIA V5 users through the steps.
B747 Reverse Engineering Tutorial with CATIA V5 Part Nine B747 Reverse Engineering Tutorial with CATIA V5 Part Nine
In part nine of this ongoing project to model a B747 400 in CATIA V5 Mohamad Zihad Mahmud shows how to model the fuselage.
Working with IGES Surfaces Working with IGES Surfaces
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials Working with IGES surfaces can be difficult. By joining the surfaces together and copying them to a new model this process can be made much easier.
B747 Reverse Engineering Tutorial with CATIA V5 Part Eight B747 Reverse Engineering Tutorial with CATIA V5 Part Eight
In part eight of this ongoing project to model a B747 400 in CATIA V5 Mohamad Zihad Mahmud shows how to model the fuselage.
Add Levels to an Assembly Add Levels to an Assembly
By 3D Mojo Blog By adding levels to an assembly 3DVIA Composer users can turn their designs into complex animations.
Quickly Tell the Differences Between Parts Quickly Tell the Differences Between Parts
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials A fast way to find the differences between two similar parts is to use the DMU space analysis workbench.
B747 Reverse Engineering Tutorial with CATIA V5 Part Seven B747 Reverse Engineering Tutorial with CATIA V5 Part Seven
In part seven of this ongoing project to model a B747 400 in CATIA V5 Mohamad Zihad Mahmud shows how to model the fuselage.
Keep Your Intellectual Property Safe Keep Your Intellectual Property Safe
By 3D Mojo Blog Sharing data can be risky. Learn how to protect your most valuable intellectual property using 3DVIA Composer.
Quickly Find and Hide Assets Quickly Find and Hide Assets
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials Sometimes CATIA V5 users need to hide part of a design and sometimes they need to quickly find the hidden parts.
B747 400 Reverse Engineering Tutorial with CATIA V5 Part Six B747 400 Reverse Engineering Tutorial with CATIA V5 Part Six
In part six of this ongoing project to model a B747 400 in CATIA V5 Mohamad Zihad Mahmud shows how to model the fuselage.
Use Mufti-Camera Capabilities to Create Engaging Animations Use Mufti-Camera Capabilities to Create Engaging Animations
By 3D Mojo Blog The new multi-camera capabilities in 3DVIA 2012 give users the ability to create exciting animations easily.
Build an Excel Driven Sheetmetal Part from Scratch Build an Excel Driven Sheetmetal Part from Scratch
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials Build a sheetmetal part from scratch in CATIA V5 using an Excel spreadsheet.
Reverse Engineering a Boeing 747 Part Five Reverse Engineering a Boeing 747 Part Five
In part five of this ongoing project to model a B747 400 in CATIA V5 Mohamad Zihad Mahmud shows how to model the engine cowling.
Re-establish a Plane or Sketch Re-establish a Plane or Sketch
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials Quickly re-establish a plane or face after it has been created in CATIA V5.
Reverse Engineering a Boeing 747 Part Four Reverse Engineering a Boeing 747 Part Four
In part four of this ongoing project to model a B747 400 in CATIA V5 Mohamad Zihad Mahmud shows how to model a vertical tail.
How to Flatten a Dumb Sheetmetal Part How to Flatten a Dumb Sheetmetal Part
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials Often, we receive files that are non-intelligent, with no history or any parametric dimensions and constraints.
Reverse Engineering a Boeing 747 Part Three Reverse Engineering a Boeing 747 Part Three
In part of this ongoing project to model a B747 400 in CATIA V5 we focus on modeling the horizontal tail.
Unlock CATIA V5’s G-Code Potential
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials One of the best capabilities in CATIA NC is its ability to generate G-codes, use this tip to make sure you know how.
Reverse Engineering a Boeing 747 Part Two Reverse Engineering a Boeing 747 Part Two
Part Two focuses on creating the wing surface.
Find Part References the Easy Way Find Part References the Easy Way
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials One of the challenges to working with complex parts is finding the right references.
Reverse Engineering a Boeing 747 400 in CATIA V5 Reverse Engineering a Boeing 747 400 in CATIA V5
For users looking for step-by-step instructions on how to reverse engineer a model in CATIA V5, this video tutorial can help.
Step-By-Step Instructions on Unfolding Surfaces Step-By-Step Instructions on Unfolding Surfaces
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials This video demonstrates how to unfold surfaces using Generative Shape Design in CATIA V5.
Learn the Basics of Assembly Creation Learn the Basics of Assembly Creation
By Dassault Systèmes This tip will help users learn the fundamentals of designing and creating an assembly in CATIA V5.
Expand Your Control Over CATIA V5 Expand Your Control Over CATIA V5
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials For CATIA V5 users who need administrator privileges to access specific tools, this tip can help.
Master the Generative Shape Design Workbench Master the Generative Shape Design Workbench
By Ridhuan Othman, CATIA Tutorials For CATIA users who wish to learn how to model surfaces this tip can help.
Add Constraints to an Assembly the No Hassle Way Add Constraints to an Assembly the No Hassle Way
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials This tip will show designers an easy way to add constraints to their assemblies.
A Fast and Easy Way to Add Non-black Silhouette Outlines A Fast and Easy Way to Add Non-black Silhouette Outlines
In this video tutorial 3DVIA users find out how they can enhance their technical illustrations by adding a wide range of colors to their outlines.
Creating a Bottle in CATIA V5 Creating a Bottle in CATIA V5
By Ridhuan Othman, CATIA Tutorials In this tutorial users learn the step-by-step instructions for creating a bottle in CATIA V5.
The Quick Way to Hide and Show Design Aspects The Quick Way to Hide and Show Design Aspects
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials For users who are tired of wasting time looking for ways to hide or show aspects of their designs this tip can help.
Don’t Waste Time Creating Corners Don’t Waste Time Creating Corners
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials For users who are tired of spending their time creating corners in CATIA V5 this tip shows how they can be created automatically.
Valve Design Made Easy Valve Design Made Easy
By Ridhuan Othman, CATIA Tutorials For CATIA V5 users looking to take the stress out of creating valve bodies this tip should make things a little easier.
A Fast Trick for Working with Sheetmetal A Fast Trick for Working with Sheetmetal
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials Quickly unfold sheetmetal parts in CATIA V5.
The Basics of Sketch Creation The Basics of Sketch Creation
By Ridhuan Othman, CATIA Tutorials Develop the skills needed to create a sketch in CATIA V5.
An Example of Top Down Design An Example of Top Down Design
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials In this video tutorial CATIA V5 users learn how to design a new part within the context of an existing assembly.
Create Music with CATIA V5
By Ridhuan Othman, CATIA Tutorials In this video tutorial CATIA V5 users learn how to design a guitar from the ground up.
Eliminate Errors Caused by the Federation Option Eliminate Errors Caused by the Federation Option
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials A common source of errors in CATIA V5 are caused by the "Federation Option," learn how to avoid them in this tip.
Create a Bolt and Nut with Threading Create a Bolt and Nut with Threading
By Ridhuan Othman, CATIA Tutorials In this tip users learn to create a bolt and nut that includes threading in CATIA V5.
A Fast Way to Create 3D Wires A Fast Way to Create 3D Wires
In this tip 3DVIA Composer users learn how to create 3D wires for their routing animations.
Get the Most from CATIA's Free Help System Get the Most from CATIA's Free Help System
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials Before you waste time and money getting technical support elsewhere make sure you can get the most from CATIA's free help system.
Incorporate Complex Components into Your Designs Incorporate Complex Components into Your Designs
In this tip users learn how include animated conveyors and other advanced components into their projects.
Learn How to Create Kinematic Simulations Learn How to Create Kinematic Simulations
In this video tutorial CATIA V5 users learn the fundamentals of creating kinematic simulations.
Create a 2D View from a 3D Part Model Create a 2D View from a 3D Part Model
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials In this tip users learn how to extract 2D data from their existing 3D designs in CATIA V5.
The Best Way to Create a Universal Joint The Best Way to Create a Universal Joint
By Ridhuan Othman, CATIA Tutorial In this video tutorial users learn the easiest way to create a universal joint in CATIA V5.
Eliminate Tappered Hole Headaches Eliminate Tappered Hole Headaches
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials In this tip users learn how they can take some the pain out of adding a tapered hole to a cylindrical shaft.
Step by Step Instructions for Creating Propeller Blades Step by Step Instructions for Creating Propeller Blades
By Ridhuan Othman, CATIATutorial This video tutorial will walk readers through the process of creating a propeller or fan blade.
Eliminate Irregular Surfaces in CATIA V5 Eliminate Irregular Surfaces in CATIA V5
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials This demo shows how to get rid of irregular surfaces that may show up on certain parts.
Prepare a Bottle Mold in CATIA V5 Prepare a Bottle Mold in CATIA V5
By Ridhuan Othman, CATIATutorial In this tip users learn how to design a bottle for a mold in CATIA V5.
Master ABAQUS Contact Simulation Master ABAQUS Contact Simulation
By AbaqusPython In this video tutorial users learn the best strategies for creating contact simulations in ABAQUS.
A Shortcut for Adding a Hole to a Tapered Cylinder A Shortcut for Adding a Hole to a Tapered Cylinder
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials In this tip users learn a shortcut to help them add a hole to a tapered cylinder quickly and easily.
Technical Illustration Standards and 3DVIA Technical Illustration Standards and 3DVIA
By 3DMojo Blog Learn how 3DVIA supports many of the most common technical illustration standards.
Molding Preparation Shortcut Molding Preparation Shortcut
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials This new tutorial from Mark Mason explains how to easily prepare models for molding using the Multi-Body approach.
Make .PDFs Look the Way you Want Them To Make .PDFs Look the Way you Want Them To
By 3D Mojo Blog In this tip users learn how to customize .PDFs created from Composer files.
An Easy Way to Work with Complex Surfaces
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials In this tip users learn how simplify unnecessarily complex surfaces.
Learn to Embed 3DVIA in PowerPoint Learn to Embed 3DVIA in PowerPoint
By 3D Mojo Blog In this tip users learn how to add ActiveX controls to their 3DVIA projects and to embed 3DVIA into PowerPoint.
Copying Data Across CAD Systems Copying Data Across CAD Systems
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials In this tip Mark Mason explains the best way to import geometry into CATIA V5.
How to Put Together A Lego Crane Using CATIA How to Put Together A Lego Crane Using CATIA
By Ghionea Ionut In this tip Ghionea Ionut shows users how to assemble a Lego crane in CATIA.
How to Make Equally Spaced Planes in One Shot How to Make Equally Spaced Planes in One Shot
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials In this video Mark Mason shows how to create 12 or more planes quickly for sectioning through the model in CATIA V5
Understand the Fundamentals of FEM Analysis Understand the Fundamentals of FEM Analysis
By Ionut Ghionea, Catia.ro In this tutorial users learn the fundamentals of performing an FEM analysis on a CATIA model.
Make a Fast 3D Sketch Make a Fast 3D Sketch
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials In this tip users learn how to quickly create a 3D sketch of a bent tube.
Spice Up 3DVIA Designs with Textures Spice Up 3DVIA Designs with Textures
By 3D Mojo Blog In this video tip users learn how to add textures to their 3DVIA projects.
An Alternative to the Absolute Axis System An Alternative to the Absolute Axis System
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials In this video tip users learn how to take advantage of other axis systems than the CATIA default.
Use the Federation Option to Reduce Errors Use the Federation Option to Reduce Errors
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials In this tip Mark Mason shows CATIA V5 users how to avoid a common source of errors.
Learn the Fastest Ways to Use 3DVIA Learn the Fastest Ways to Use 3DVIA
By 3D Mojo Blog In this video tip the 3D Mojo blog show users how to take advantages of the many shortcuts in 3DVIA.
Creating a Breakout View
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials In this tip users learn how to create a breakout view in CATIA V5.
Turn Multiple Assemblies Into One Project Turn Multiple Assemblies Into One Project
By 3D Mojo Blog In this tip from the 3DMojo blog users learn how to combine several assemblies into one project.
Personalize the CATIA Axis System Personalize the CATIA Axis System
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials In this tutorial users learn how to change the axis system in CATIA V5 so they can use solution they prefer.
Expand Your BOMs in CATIA Expand Your BOMs in CATIA
By 3D Mojo Blog This tip is for users who have more information to display than a normal bill of material will allow.
Don’t Get Stuck on EXP Files Don’t Get Stuck on EXP Files
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials In this tip Mark Mason explains how users can open and work with tricky EXP files.
Error-free Moving Parts Simulation with Kinematics Error-free Moving Parts Simulation with Kinematics
In this video tutorial users learn how create robotics simulations easily and quickly in 3DVIA.
Machine a Pocket in No Time Machine a Pocket in No Time
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials Learn to quickly machine a pocket in CATIA V5 NC in this video tip.
More on 3DVIA Composer Kinematics More on 3DVIA Composer Kinematics
By 3D Mojo Blog 3DMojo's ongoing series teaching users the basics of kinematics continues, with a focus on animated procedures.
Relieve the Corner Creation Tedium in CATIA Relieve the Corner Creation Tedium in CATIA
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials Mark Mason discusses how to automate the process of creating corners in CATIA V5.
Master Kinematics Master Kinematics
By 3D Mojo Blog In this tip users develop an understanding of kinematics.
Avoid A Common Pitfall in CATIA V5 Avoid A Common Pitfall in CATIA V5
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials In this video tip CATIA V5 users learn how to avoid a common error.
Tired of Creating 3D Text by Hand? Tired of Creating 3D Text by Hand?
Drew Mumaw, Kyle Sigo, Stewart Simpson, Chris Rhodes Purdue University In this tutorial users learn how to automate the process of creating 3D text.
Learn to Paste a Part Without History Learn to Paste a Part Without History
By CATIA Tutorials In this tutorial users learn how to copy and paste a part without including its version history in CATIA.
Apply Transparent Image to Surfaces in CATIA V5 Apply Transparent Image to Surfaces in CATIA V5
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials Learn how to use the transparent image background feature in CATIA V5.
How to Flatten a Non-parametric Sheetmetal Part in CATIA V5 How to Flatten a Non-parametric Sheetmetal Part in CATIA V5
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials Check out Mark's latest video tip on sheetmetal designs in CATIA V5.
Multi-Section CATIA Tutorial Multi-Section CATIA Tutorial
By CATIA Tutorials In this tip CATIA users learn how to take advantage of multi-sections.
How to Create an Exploded View in CATIA How to Create an Exploded View in CATIA
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials Learn how to create an exploded view in an assembly design.
Pipe Creation in CATIA Pipe Creation in CATIA
By Tutorial Hero A tip designed to help CATIA users create 3D piping models.
CATIA V5 - Creating Text for Part Design CATIA V5 - Creating Text for Part Design
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials A new tip designed to help users create text for part design.
Using Internal Gears in an Epicyclic Gearbox Using Internal Gears in an Epicyclic Gearbox
By Tutorial Hero This tutorial shows how to make an epicyclic gearbox based on spur gears, internal gears and a "planet carrier."
CATIA V5 - Creating Shortcuts Using Accelerators CATIA V5 - Creating Shortcuts Using Accelerators
By Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials A new tip designed to help readers take advantage of AutoCAD-like shortcuts in CATIA V5.
Aligning A Cloud With A Cloud - CATIA tutorial Aligning A Cloud With A Cloud - CATIA tutorial
By Tutorial Hero This tutorial demonstrates how users can align a cloud of points to another cloud of points.
CATIA V4 to V5 Translation CATIA V4 to V5 Translation
By Mark Mason This demo shows how users can open a V4 model and successfully turn it into a V5 component.
Unfold Complex (Unruled) Surfaces in CATIA V5 Unfold Complex (Unruled) Surfaces in CATIA V5
By Mark Mason This demo shows how to unfold surfaces in the Generative Shape Design workbench.
CATIA V5 - How to Show Item Number in BOM CATIA V5 - How to Show Item Number in BOM
By Mark Mason This demo will show you how to manually display an item number column in a bill of materials within CATIA V5.
Getting Started with CATIA V5 Getting Started with CATIA V5
Submitted by CATIA tutor.com CATIA tutor explains the basics behind the CATIA V5 interface.
CATIA Start To Finish CATIA Start To Finish
Submitted By Mark Mason, Technical Instructor, Maverick Solutions Check out this step by step interactive tutorial by Mark Mason entitled "CATIA Start to finish in less than 15min."
Top 10 Common Mistakes in Rapid Prototyping Top 10 Common Mistakes in Rapid Prototyping
By Quickparts Get solutions to common rapid prototyping design mistakes.