CATIA 3DX-V5 CoExistence 101 – on the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform

So you want to benefit from all the advanced functionalities of CATIA 3DX within the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform. However your Suppliers and/or internal Business Units are showing you no love and cooperation? 3DEXPERIENCE enables Coexistence of both CATIAs. In this scenario Mecanica Solutions illustrates how an Automotive OEM could seamlessly integrate Supplier developed, Catia V5 native […]


In this video we illustrate the 3DEXPERIENCE Multi-CAD management capabilities. The vehicle mockup is composed of CATIA V6, CATIA V5 & SOLIDWORKS native data. A common situation to many of us who have to deal with internal departments using diverse CAD systems as well as managing incoming CAD data from suppliers unable or unwilling to […]

CATIA V5 Assembly Tips

In this CATIA V5 training video, you will get some tips on how to correctly assemble parts using the parameters for the compass manipulation window.

Configuration/Variant Management 101 on the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform

Lately here at Mecanica, we have been receiving numerous questions pertaining to Configuration Management in 3DEXPERIENCE (3DX), primarily from our large Automotive client base. As the dreaded “death by Powerpoint” scares us as much as our clients, we whipped up this simple scenario in order to rapidly illustrate the main functionalities & look/feel of the […]


Comment trouver et utiliser les commandes d’accès Tu es sûrement un Pro de CATIA V5 mais peut-être tu n’as jamais travaillé avec ton CAD dans la nouvelle plateforme de Dassault Systèmes, 3DEXPERIENCE. Ce vidéo te montre les differences des commandes et fonctionnes pour mieux exploiter ton CAD en travaillant dans la dernière version 2017x. Aimeriez-vous […]

Utiliser SOLIDWORKS dans la plate-forme 3DEXPERIENCE

3DEXPERIENCE – GESTION DATA NATIF SOLIDWORKS DANS UNE MAQUETTE HYBRIDE Avec l’aide d’un simple scénario, nous voulons illustrer une façon de gérer du data natif SOLIDWORKS dans un environnement PLM 3DEXPERIENCE. La vidéo présentera un aperçu des applications de gestion de projet et CATIA V6 couplé avec l’intégration SOLIDWORKS disponible sur la 3DEXPERIENCE. Sous un […]

CATIA Training: how To Make a 3D Section using a HD2 license

Description HD2 license. Accessing the Assembly Design workbench. Use the Sectioning tool. The geometry can be cut. Remember that with a HD2 you cannot store the section. As soon as you hit the OK button it disappears. click on image to play the video!

CATIA Training: how to convert a CATProduct into a single CATPart

Description Starting with a CATProduct, access the assembly design workbench. Then pick the Generate CATPart from Product tool. Select the Product from the Specification Tree. You end up with one CATPart with a Body for each CATProduct instance. click on image to play the video!

CATIA Training: metal framing production using part templates

Description Start by opening the reference product. The product contains a part with reference surfaces. Access the frames catalog. Select the frame from different configurations. To generate the new frame, corresponding geometries need to be selected. The new frame position needs to be defined. The frame with its different components is then created. The proper […]