Detecting Clash in CATIA V5 Fitting Simulator workbench

By Trisha Freeman

 

The Fitting Simulator workbench in CATIA V5 is a great tool to help create assembly or disassembly paths for parts to take within a product. However, being able to visibly see if the item interferes with other solid objects along the path is sometimes hard to detect. Follow our technical trainer along in the video below as she steps through two methods to discover clash along a Fitting Simulator sequence: activating a clash experiment and utilizing clash modes (on/stop).

 

 



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Trisha West

Technical Training Engineer<br><br>Trisha is a full-time trainer at Rand 3D, teaching clients how to get the most out of their CAD software. She graduated with a degree in Aerospace Engineering from Ohio State University and spent 2 years working on communication satellites before joining the Rand 3D team. Trisha is a Dassault Systèmes Certified Expert in CATIA V5 Mechanical Design, Shape Design, and Digital Mock-Up. This certification validates the skills and competence in part/assembly/surfacing design in CATIA V5 and its DMU (viewing) workbenches.

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