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Mesh import in .fem format to Insight

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10-22-2012 06:52 AM

Hello guys,


I need help, im trying to import a mesh from NX in .fem format but the software gives me the next message:


"Input File appears to be binary, expecting ASCII file for this format"


I hope you can help me guys, im using Autodesk Moldflow Insight 2013.



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Registered: ‎07-23-2012

Re: Mesh import in .fem format to Insight

10-22-2012 12:58 PM in reply to: gochoats01

The .fem file supported by Insight is the text-based, finite-element mesh format for the old C-MOLD product. Insight cannot import .fem files from NX. You would have to use a different mesh format to import.


PS. This forum is for Adviser and not for Insight. Please raise Insight-related questions in the Insight forum.

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Registered: ‎06-21-2012

Re: Mesh import in .fem format to Insight

11-22-2012 11:54 PM in reply to: gochoats01

I've got the same problem, here's how I solve it:


-go to simulation navigator (first form), right click on the FEM file icon of your project (should be the first one) and choose 'edit'; then change the ambient solutor in 'IDEAS UNV'.


-Now you should export simulation file (saved as '.unv')


-In MF you can import directly the .unv file.


It worked for me with 3d mesh, don't know 2d or midplane.


Best regards at all..



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