Opening STP and IGES Files in Siemens NX

Opening STP and IGES Files in Siemens NX

In general, you can transfer the parts created in various CAD software by saving them as IGES or STP parts. So, if you save your CAD parts as IGES or STP, you could open them in various CAD software. In this text, we will show you how to open IGES and STP parts in Siemens NX. You will learn if you follow the steps below that we show how TO open IGES and STP parts in Siemens NX. Also, you will see that opening STP and IGES files in Siemens NX is a very simple task.

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How to Open STP and IGES Files in Siemens NX??

In-Home tab, click on the Open to open stp and iges files in Siemens NX.
Click on Open in Siemens NX® interface.

Firstly, This window is the very section where you can open your external CAD folders in Siemens NX® and you could start a New CAD geometry in Siemens NX®. If you want to open an IGES or STP file in Siemens NX®, click on the Open as shown by the red arrow above.

Select the type of the file extension.
Select your part type to open in Siemens NX®.

Secondly, after clicking on the Open tab in Siemens NX®, there will be a screen that appeared like above. You could select the file types in the list above, you could select IGES files as shown by the green box or STP file as shown by the red arrow.

Select the iges or stp geometry.
Select the part you want to open in Siemens NX®.

For example, I selected the vane.STP file in my computer to open it in Siemens NX® as shown by green box then I clicked the OK button as shown by the green arrow.

You can open STP and IGES files in Siemens NX easily.
The STP part is opened in Siemens NX®.

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Conclusion

So as you can see, the vane. You can open STP file in Siemens NX as a single body part as shown by the green arrow. And this is how to open an IGES or STP file in Siemens NX.

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NOTE: All the screenshots and images are used for educational and informative purposes. Images used courtesy of Siemens NX®.

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