Why use the 3D PDF Publisher for CATIA V5

Theorem’s 3D PDF Publisher for CATIA V5 offers a 3D PDF publishing solution for CATIA V5 users. Part of the Publish 3D product suite 3D PDF for CATIA V5 offers an ISO Standard: 32000 based publishing solution for organisations who design in the CATIA V5 modelling application.

It enables companies of all sizes to create and share PDF files containing 3D representations of their CATIA V5 design geometry with members of their organisations and supply chains whilst securing the intellectual property of their designs. It also allows for improved communication throughout the product design to manufacture and to market processes, opening access to data and information that previously would only be available to ‘Engineering’ to numerous multidisciplinary application areas that can benefit from 3D geometry and product structure data.

3D PDF enables users to share their engineering data created in CATIA with departments who do not have CATIA V5 but need a 3D representation. It enables manufacturing, service departments, technical publications, purchasing, sales and marketing departments to use 3D content inside their PDF documentation based on their use case.

A 3D PDF document has many features and functions available to the user that further enhances and simplifies the data sharing and collaboration process.

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Using the CATIA V5 to 3D PDF publisher

Utilizing the 3D PDF document format to share CATIA V5 design data, whether it’s used to create: Purchase Orders, Request for Quotations, Engineering Change Requests, Inspection Reports, Instruction Manuals or even Sales and Marketing brochures, allows for improved communication throughout the product design to manufacture and to market processes. 3D PDF opens access to CATIA V5 data and
information that previously would only be available to ‘Engineering’.

Members of all departments (Engineering, Purchasing, Quality, Sales and Marketing, Support) with access to the freely available Adobe Acrobat Reader® supported on desktop, laptop, tablet and phone can now consume, view and mark up the 3D representations of the original CATIA V5 design data, eliminating the requirement for paper documents and the need to install and train users on specialist viewing software.

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Benefit from Improved

  • Use of your engineering product data
  • Internal and external communication
  • Decision-making
  • IP Protection
  • Product and process quality
  • Overall productivity - data re-use
  • Reduction in errors - data re-use

Gain Competitive Advantage

Using Theorem’s 3D PDF Publisher for CATIA V5, create comprehensive PDF documents which combine a range of data from internal systems such as:

  • 3D CATIA data
  • Metadata from other internal systems
  • Most other file types e.g. Word, Excel, Tiff etc
  • Embed Interactive content
  • Use one dynamic PDF document to meet all your needs.
  • It is available anywhere using the free Adobe Reader®
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Supporting Model Based Engineering

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.

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Which one is right for you?

Interactive

INTERACTIVE: Interactively publish a 3D PDF file from within CATIA V5

A low-cost entry into the world of 3D PDF
On-Demand

ON-DEMAND: Combine an interactive capability with the ability to batch process

  1. Supports ad hoc or volume publishing
  2. Enables casual users to drag and drop native CATIA V5  files
  3. Offers independent viewing of the native CATIA V5 file
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AUTOMATED:

A server-based solution for high volume use

  1. Automatically publishes 3D PDF files from native CAD.
  2. Designed to process large volumes of data
  3. It can be fully integrated into business processes and enterprise systems
  4. Incorporates technology to validate and protect your data
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