Review of CATIA V6: Should You Use It?

Posted on April 18, 2015

Have you tried the new CATIA V6? This tool is a complete package and is ideal for precise designing and analysis. This software even facilitates the simulation of object through 3D digital mock-ups. Read on to find out more about the major features of CATIA V6. 

CATIA, is an extremely popular and versatile CAD software created by Dassault Sytemes, an acclaimed French company. This software offers a unique platform for the explicit design, analysis and manufacture of new products, therefore, making the product development process much faster and quicker. CATIA has now released its latest version, known as CATIA V6.

CATIA V6 contains a full spectrum of tools for both designing and analysis. Another unique feature is its “design anytime-anywhere feature that enables a person to capture and send changes to offline collaborators in real-time.

Highlights of CATIA V6

Here is a list of some of the important features of CATIA V6:

1. Access to global collaboration innovation: As a user of CATIA V6, you will get access to the company’s award winning collaborative 3D environment that enables an unlimited number of online people from any part of the world to be a part of the virtual 3D brainstorming session. The design anytime-anywhere feature enables a person to share any change in design offline.

2. Leverage real-life like experience: The all new CATIA V6 offers a real-life like working environment, with new materials, effects and even paint shades.

3. Integrated approach: All new products have to undergo various stages right from design and development to manufacturing. With the use of CATIA V6, you can reduce the difficulty of product development through the integration of various approaches, which can be used to develop a new product within a single platform. CATIA V6 has also introduced a unique approach called RFLP, which facilitates systems engineering.

4. Seamless transition: If you are already using CATIA V5, then the transition process from V5 to V6 is very easy and seamless, with CATIA V6 having an 80% portfolio similar to V5. This makes deployments much easier.

Should you use the CATIA V6?

CATIA V6 eliminates many of the limitations of the CAD software by providing highly functional software that has made the complex process of product development much more easier, faster and convenient. To conclude, the greatest strength of CATIA V6 is its collaborative and multidisciplinary approach to product development within a single platform.

Do not have in-house experts who can master the new CATIA V6? Don’t worry, you can outsource CAD services to Flatworld Solutions and tap into the expertise of CAD professionals who are pros at using CATIA V6. Read more about outsourcing CAD services.

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