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NX 6 & Parasolid Surface Names/Tags


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I've written an Open C script to generate a parametric part prior to analysis in a 3rd party finite element solver. However, I can't seem to get NX to export a parasolid file which includes the surface names I've specified within my part. These surface names or tags are necessary for the application of finite element boundary conditions.

I'm unable to find any options within NX 6 for the parasolid export which allows surface tags to be exported. I'm unsure if parasolid can even handle this data at all.

The tags are exported to .step files without problems however the company this piece of work is for would prefere to use parasolid files in their design process.

Any help that anyone can offer would be greatly appreciated.