I'm trying to add some material properties to a STP or IGES file I've received from a customer (in Inventor 2011). Is there any way to add a density for example, so I can obtain the mass of the model? I've tried doing it through the iProperties menu but it's not giving me a mass.
and are these imported parts composed of only surfaces..hint hint..
Yes, they are imported, surfaces only. Therein is my question: any quick way to convert these surfaces so I can assign material properties?
the geometry is good - use the Repair or Construction Environment to stitch to a solid.
If it is really good, there might be a set of settings on Options to do this automatically on opening.
if the geometry isn't particularly good you still might be able to repair and stitch.
Attach your original files here.