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STEP File Analyzer Software

Published

Author(s)

Robert R. Lipman

Abstract

The STEP File Analyzer is a software tool that generates a spreadsheet or CSV files from a STEP (ISO 10303 –STandard for Exchange of Product model data) Part 21 file. STEP files are used to represent product and manufacturing information (PMI) and for data exchange and interoperability between Computer-Aided Design (CAD), Manufacturing (CAM), Analysis (CAE), and Inspection (CMM) software related to the smart manufacturing digital thread. STEP is also used for the long-term archiving and retrieval of product data.
Citation
Journal of Research (NIST JRES) -
Volume
122

Keywords

manufacturing, interoperability, conformance, STEP

Citation

Lipman, R. (2017), STEP File Analyzer Software, Journal of Research (NIST JRES), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/jres.122.016 (Accessed July 31, 2021)
Created March 30, 2017, Updated November 10, 2018