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Ripley Engineering (UK) Limited
Unit B The Faraday Centre, Daneshill West Industrial Estate
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The following tables show the file formats that we able to load directly into our CAD/CAM systems, plus other common file formats that we are able to convert, subject to the limitations noted.
We are also happy to receive drawings as PDF or JPEG files, though it should be noted that these cannot be directly manipulated and so are only as useful as "paper and ink" drawings.
File formats native to our CAD/CAM systems
|Native File Formats|
|Internal Software||Native file format(s)|
|SolidWorks||.sldprt; .sldasm; .slddrw|
File formats accepted by our CAD/CAM systems. Note that we may also need supplemental engineering drawings.
|Convertible File Formats (with limitations, where noted)|
|ACIS||.sat||Up to v14||IGES||.igs||Some unspecified import limitations|
|Adobe Illustrator||.ai||Up to CS4||Parasolid||.x_t; .x_b;
|Up to v15. Does not import point data|
|Autodesk Inventor||.ipt||Only geometry, not features||Pro/Engineer||.prt; .xpr;
|v17 to '01, Wildfire v1 & 2. No assy filters|
|CADKEY||.prt; .ckd||Up to v19 (.prt), v21 (.ckd)||Solid Edge||.par; .psm;
|DXF 3D||.dxf||(limitations unknown)||Stereo-lithography||.stl||(limitations unknown)|
|DXF / DRG||.dxf; .drg||Up to AutoCAD 2013||Unigraphics II||.prt||Parasolid information only|
|(limitations unknown)||VDAFS||.vda||(limitations unknown)|