Why will you use ProtoTech’s ‘PARASOLID Exporter for Fusion 360’?
What exactly is PARASOLID?
Parasolid file format is native for the Parasolid geometry kernel. It is widely used in a variety of applications such as SolidWorks, SolidEdge, NX, Ansys, and others.
A Parasolid Model Part file has the X_T file extension. They’re also known as Modeller Transmit files. It contains 3D model data such as geometry, topology, and color. X_T files are designed as a standard export format for sharing Parasolid CAD models.
Potential benefits of PARASOLID Exporter for Fusion 360 Plugin: PARASOLID Exporter for Autodesk® Fusion is a CAD translation software which allows users to export Fusion models into a PARASOLID file, on the local system.
Fig. 1 Exported Model with PARASOLID Exporter for Fusion 360
Easy User Interface: The user-friendly interface of ProtoTech’s PARASOLID Exporter for Fusion 360 is a very efficiently designed GUI that takes into consideration the user’s workflow.
Fig 2 PARASOLID Exporter plugin User interface
Using which users can export colors present in Fusion models to a PARASOLID file.
Fig 3.Color is exported to PARASOLID file
Text and Binary-based format:
ProtoTech’s exporter supports export of files in text-base format like X_T and binary-base format like X_B.
Assembly instancing option:
Supports different options for assembly instancing like:
Preserve Assembly Instancing
No Assembly Instancing (do not remove long names from assembly)
No Assembly Instancing (remove long names from assembly)
Fig 4 Assembly Instancing options available in ProtoTech’s PARASOLID Exporter
Supports writing PARASOLID file version from V10.0 to V31.0
Fig 5. PARASOLID Export version from V10.0 to V31.0