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12.5.3 RF-LINK Import *.step, *.iges, *.sat

RF-LINK Import *.step, *.iges, *.sat

With the RF-LINK add-on module (not contained in RFEM), it is possible to import data in the STEP, IGES, or ACIS formats. These file formats are mainly used in mechanical engineering, allowing for a transfer of model geometry in the form of boundary lines and surfaces.

To import model files available in one of the mentioned formats, use the menu option

    • File → Import.
Figure 12.55 Import dialog box

In the Extra Formats dialog section, you can define the relevant file format:

    • Standard for the Exchange of Product Model Data (*.stp, *.step)
    • Initial Graphics Exchange Specification (*.iges)
    • Standard Acis Text Format (*.sat)

In the Import (*.sat, *.step, *.iges) dialog tab, you can specify more detailed settings.

Figure 12.56 Import dialog box, Import (*.sat, *.step, *.iges) tab

The export of RFEM files into the STEP, IGES, or SAT formats is currently not available.

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