need to convert .iges to .gf format

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  1. amjad357
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    amjad357 Amjad

    any boday know how to convert .iges to .gf format pleaseeeeeee
     
  2. amjad357
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    amjad357 Amjad

    i m new here in this fourm
    any one can tell me i have hull drawings in iges format i want to convert it into .gf format
    how i i can convert it????????????????
     
  3. quequen
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    amjad357 Amjad

    i want .iges to .gf format only this is the one only my problem now
     
  5. ABoatGuy
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    If you have a copy of Rhino. Open the IGES file and then Rhino will write the GF file for you. Command is AttachGF and then export the GF file. It works great. Sometimes you have to clean up the GF file if it is really a complex part, but for the most part it is clean.

    If the vessel is symmetrical I usually use half the model and mirror it AttachGF. This will clean up any modeling garbage that is different from port to starboard.

    Post the IGES file and I'll see if it will go.
     
  6. quequen
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    Sorry, both Freeship and Delftship Free export to .gf
    But they don't import IGES
    You must open the IGES file with Solidworks, Rhino or something (last versions of AutoCAD don't open IGES), export to .wrl and open that file using Delftship Free, then export to .gf
    (If you post your IGES here I can try to make your .gf file)
     
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    zeroname Naval Architect

    use Rhino then. if u can not. upload ur file here.
     
  8. amjad357
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    amjad357 Amjad

    hi dear,
    i can not upload my file becoz of an error appearing durining uploading the file i try many time but i can not
    if u can give me youe email i will send you file???????
     
  9. amjad357
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    amjad357 Amjad

    @zeroname
    Hi Dear,
    Please find attached my .iges file and conver it into .gf format.

    Earlier thanks
     

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  10. ABoatGuy
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    I assumed your IGS file was a surface model rather then sections. I am not aware of an simple way to go directly from sections to GF file which is also sections, but in a particular format. Maybe someone else has a technique they would share.

    The long way would be to drape some surfaces on the sections and then have one of the programs mentioned above produce the GF file. It isn't a complicated shape and wouldn't take that long. Have you tried Rhino or Freeship? I believe they all have free demos.
     

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    Aboat, I made a roughly .gf file for amjad, seems to be enought for him.
    I just opened it using Rhino, cleaned it (the hard job), performed a 3dloft, and exported as .wrl
    Then I openeded .wrl file using Delftship free and scaled-moved to a reasonable position. After that, you put all sections that will be needed and make de .gf file. ;)
     
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