The 3D PDF for CATIA V5 product has the following prerequisites;
A licensed version of CATIA V5 must be available.
Adobe Reader - Freely available viewer to read the PDF output – Adobe Reader 7.0 or higher is required (released in January 2005).
Adobe Acrobat Professional: Only required if user intends to author the customized templates/forms that are used during processing
The CATIA V5 to 3D PDF Publisher supports all versions of CATIA V5 from CATIA V5-6R2018 to the latest available revision.
Yes. Teamcenter, Windchill, Enovia, SAP. The command line method of working allows users to implement scripts and triggers (for example using Dispatcher for Teamcenter) allowing users to integrate data conversions within their PLM system and any existing processes.
Theorem’s 3D PDF for CATIA V5 supports the processing of Model Based Definition (MBD) information when publishing 3D PDF documents from CATIA V5 data.
3D annotations, dimensions (PMI/FTA/GD&T), assembly structure, geometry, views, and attribute data (where available) are published to the 3D PDF document at the point of creation helping to streamline the design and manufacturing process into a paper free digital process.
U3D and PRC data transfer methods are supported.
Adobe PDF has its own inbuilt compression capabilities to reduce file size without lose of data and quality.
As an example a CATIA V5 3D model with a file size of 12.6mb will be compressed for output for use in the 3DPDF format with a file size of 1.4mb
Our licenses are floating/ sharable so as they can be installed on a central server and used by any user on any machine.
Yes. Our standard licenses are Local Area Network (LAN) and we also offer Wide Area Network (WAN) for the added flexibility to share licenses between sites in different countries /continents.
Yes. Using Theorem’s 3D PDF Publisher for CATIA V5, you can create comprehensive PDF documents which combine a range of data from internal systems such as:
Yes. We offer a free XR plugin for existing users of our 3D PDF On Demand software enabling you to visualize your source CATIA v5 data in Virtual Reality.
The XR plugin has been developed to offer a quick and easy route into VR. Learn how you can explore, and visualize your 3D CAD data at scale, in a fully immersive Virtual Reality environment.
Yes. You can print the contents of your 3D PDF document using the standard functionality within the Adobe Reader application.