The Machine Research App (MRC) provides users with the ability to read virtually any 3D CAD file and view it on the mobile platform. Files can be opened from email and viewed and measured with ease.
This functionality is extremely useful for manufacturing companies front office personnel, sales people and account executives, and anyone else looking to perform limited CAD-like display and measurement functionality .
-Open a 3D Part Model from your email, Drive and Dropbox in the one of the many supported formats (see below for list)
-Sign in to the Machine Research Cloud Service to upload 3D models, store in secure storage and download the Android app display format.
-View and visually manipulate the 3D CAD model.
-Draw a bounding box around the model, measure and display model dimensions.
-Display Surface Area and Volume properties of the 3D CAD model.
Supported file formats:
CATIA V5/V6 (.CATPart)
CATIA V4 (.model)
IGES (.igs, .iges)
NX & NX Direct (.prt)
Solid Edge (.par)
STEP (.stp, .step)