How do I use new materials in Catia?

How do I add a new material in Catia?

Creating User Materials

  1. Click User Material in the Model Manager toolbar. …
  2. Choose the desired material in the Library dialog box. …
  3. Click OK in the Library dialog box. …
  4. Double-click the User Material. …
  5. Select the Analysis tab in the Properties dialog box. …
  6. Modify the parameters if needed.

How do I apply different materials to the same object in Catia?

You can apply different materials to different instances of a same CATPart.



To visualize the applied material, click Shading with Material in the View toolbar.

  1. Select the element onto which the material is to be applied. …
  2. Click Apply Material . …
  3. Select a material from any family, by a simple click.

How do I edit material properties in Catia?

Select ‘Part1’ in the specification tree. Select the Edit->Properties command or select the Properties command on the contextual menu. Click the Mass tab to display technical information. You can edit the density and the volume of the Part Body if you have applied a material to the part.

How do I display materials in Catia?

Assigning Material Properties

  1. Select the PartBody feature in the specification tree.
  2. Click the Apply Material icon . The Library dialog box opens. …
  3. Select a material family from the tabs along the top of the dialog box, then choose a material from the displayed images, and click OK.
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How do you remove materials in Catia?

Adding or Removing Material around a Component

  1. Open AddInsert. …
  2. Expand the tree to show the contents of the clamping plate.
  3. Click Add a user component and browse to select WearPlate_Z15W_1_1. …
  4. Position it on the top face of the clamping plate and Drill from ClampingPlate. …
  5. Click OK .
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