CAD Interface 2021 Release Notes

CAD Interface

New Features

A new Open Class eXchange (OCX) reader is now available. OCX is an open industry standard for the exchange of design information between designer/yards and classification societies. OCX v2.85 .xml schema is supported for geometry, model hierarchy, beam sections, and metadata.


Updated Version Support
  • JT 10.5
  • NX 1926 (native reader)
  • NX 1934 (third party reader)
  • Inventor 2021
  • Inspire 2021 (import and export)
  • Parasolid v32.0.186
CATIA Parameter Update
Added support for reading and updating Catia V5 parameters in Hyperworks. This feature requires CATIA installation and CATIA license. Only parameters corresponding to a double value or a double expression are supported.
Map multiple metadata values
Ability to map multiple metadata values to HyperMesh PDM attribute.

Resolved Issues

  • Miscellaneous import and missing cad issues with CATIA and step files.
  • Fixed import hierarchy as parts for FORAN reader.
  • Fixed incorrect publications data.
  • Fixed transformation issues for 3DXML files.
  • Miscellaneous robustness and performance improvements.