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                                                                                                            easy to learn
                                                                                                       intuitive interface

                                                                                                          extensive CAD

                                                                                                       industry standard

      : visi modelling
                                                                                                         Parasolid kernel

                                                                                             combined wireframe, solid &
                                                                                                      surface modelling

             true hybrid modelling                                                                       solid & surface
                                                                                                     boolean operations

                                                                                                          surface repair
                                                                                                              & analysis

                                                                                                         edge tolerance
      VISI Modelling is the foundation of all VISI products                                                     powerful
      and provides a robust and powerful solid and                                                              blending
      surface modelling system based around the                                                          fast rendering &
      industry standard Parasolid kernel. Combined with                                                 texture mapping
      Vero’s surface technology, model analysis and 2D                                                 mechanical curve
      design, VISI Modelling offers complete flexibility to                                                construction

      construct, edit or repair the most complex 3D data.                                               associative tool

                                                                                                       automatic B.O.M.
      Extensive range of CAD interfaces          functions include ruled, lofted, drive,                       creation
      VISI can work directly with Parasolid,     sweep, n-sided patch, drape, tangent,
      IGES, CATIA v4 & v5, Pro-E, UG,            draft, revolved and piped surfaces.
      STEP, Solid Works, Solid Edge, ACIS,       These modelling commands combined
      DXF, DWG, STL and VDA files. The           with advanced surface editing make
      extensive range of translators ensures     it easy to heal imported geometry or
      that users can work with data from         construct the most complex 3D data.
      almost any supplier. The ability to skip
      corrupt records during the import          Surface repair and editing
      process provides a platform from           Small gaps between surfaces on
      where the most inconsistent data can       imported models can be automatically
      be managed. Very large files can be        healed preventing the time consuming
      handled with ease and companies            process of rebuilding very small surface
      working with complex designs will          patches. Where surfaces are corrupt
      benefit from the simplicity with which     or missing VISI will automatically create
      their customer’s CAD data can be           the edge curve geometry making it
      manipulated.                               easy to rebuild new faces using the
                                                 comprehensive surfacing suite. To
      True hybrid modelling                      ensure the new surfaces are within
      VISI provides a dynamic structure          tolerance, the new and the old surfaces
      from where it is possible to work          can be compared to check for min/
      with either solid, surface, wireframe      max distance and curvature deviation.
      or a combination of all three without      Closing a surface model to produce
      any restrictions. Solid modelling has      a solid body eliminates construction
      become a fundamental cornerstone of        problems later in the design process
      design but is often limited to prismatic   and immediately brings the benefits
      or basic geometry. Solid modelling         of solid modelling to the user. The
      commands include boolean technology        ability to seamlessly switch between
      such as unite, subtract, extrude,          solid and surface technology provides
      revolve, sweep, cavity, intersect and      unlimited freedom, ensuring the user
      hollow. Surfacing technology however       can work with difficult CAD data.
      provides a different set of tools and
      techniques for more organic, free-form
      geometry creation. Surface modelling

      Keeping the model within the same product environment throughout the
      entire project, from design to manufacture will guarantee data consistency
      and significantly smooth the design process.

      Powerful blending                            together with programmable function          representation within a section view. A
      Constant radius, variable radius, disc,      keys and mouse buttons help speed            change in the 3D model will result in a
      hyperbolic and elliptical blends can         up the operation of the software.            modification to the 2D view along with
      be constructed directly onto a solid         Unlimited undo and redo operations           any fully associative dimensions. Parts
      model. Blends can be propagated              with user definable bookmarks enable         list table items and their respective
      along tangent edges to quickly sweep         the designer to move backwards               balloon references can be added to
      across a component. For very complex         and forwards throughout the design           the drawing using dedicated assembly
      blending conditions or when working          process. Multi layer and multi origin        management tools.
      with inconsistent data, blend faces          control with user definable colour
      can be constructed as surfaces in            pallets and line styles makes it easy        Manufacturing modules
      an untrimmed state providing greater         to review, create and work with very         All the VISI applications run in one easy
      flexibility. Trimming is easy using either   complex designs. All information is          to use environment with knowledge
      wireframe curves, edge geometry or           stored in a single file providing easy       based modules available for mould tool
      existing faces.                              access and reducing the burden of            and progressive die design. Once the
                                                   data management. Managing one                tool design is complete, machining of
      Full range of 3D curves                      session of the software with all the         plates can be completed using feature
      Create a theoretical split line curve or     components available for editing at          recognition; drilled hole features and
      construct 3D curves including iso-           the same time provides much greater          apertures are automatically selected
      parametric, cross section, helix, ellipse,   flexibility. Super fast rendering, texture   with the correct drilling cycles and 2D
      spiral, hyperbolic and other mechanical      mapping and dynamic sectioning make          milling routines applied. For 3D forms,
      curves. Advanced curve editing               it easy to visualise CAD files and large     mould cavities or forming stages on
      provides the ability to force tangency       assemblies.                                  a progressive die, VISI Machining will
      / periodicity, move control points, join                                                  create the toolpaths directly on the
      or extend curves. Combined curve             Automatic creation of 2D views               model incorporating conventional, high
      reprocessing allows multiple command         A complete set of 2D detailed drawings       speed and 5 axis toolpaths.
      combinations to greatly simplify the         can be generated directly from the
      process of creating high quality curve       3D model. This includes fully editable
      geometry for surface construction,           2D and isometric section views,
      trimming or machining.                       automatic dimensioning and hole type
                                                   and position tables. Individual details
      Ease of use                                  can be created from any component
      Simple menu and icon commands                in the assembly and displayed as
      with context sensitive on line help          a mixture of 3D rendered and 2D
      make it quick and easy to start using        drawings. Any standard catalogue
      VISI. Dynamic rotation, zoom and pan,        component will have the correct detail

      Vero Software Plc                            tel. +44 (0) 1453 732900
      The Mill, Brimscombe Port                    fax. +44 (0) 1453 887444
      Brimscombe, Stroud                           email.
      Gloucestershire                              web.
      GL5 2QG
      United Kingdom

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