IGES-OUT Entity Mapping
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IGES-OUT entity mapping, also known as preprocessing, converts design files to IGES files, which can be read by other IGES-compatible CAD or CAM systems.  The following entities translate to IGES entities:

Entity

IGES
Type

IGES
Form

IGES
Description

Comment

 

All Solid/Surface Entities

 

144

 

 

Trimmed Parametric Surface

 

 

 

 

Manifold Solid B-Rep Object

186

 

Solid Bodies

 

 

 

 

Rational B-Spline Curve

126

 

NURBS Spline

 

 

Point

116

 

Point

 

 

Line

110

 

Line

 

 

Arc

100

 

Circular Arc

 

 

Conic

104

0

1

2

3

General Conic

Ellipse

Hyperbola

Parabola

If configured.

 

 

 

 

Spline

112

 

Parametric Spline

 

 

Polygon

106

63

Simple closed area

Unfilled and can be defined as simple closed area.

 

Polyline

106

 
 

106

12

 
 

13

3D Linear Curve

 
 

3D Linear Curve w/Vector

If non-planar, configured as IGES type 106 form 12.

If all IGES type 106 form 12 configured as IGES type 106 form 13.

 

Linear Dimension

216

 

Linear Dimension

 

 

Radial Dimension

222

 

Radial Dimension

 

 

Diameter Dimension

206

 

Diameter Dimension

 

 

Angular Dimension

202

 

Angular Dimension

 

 

Note

212

 

General Note

 

 

Label

210

 

General Label

 

 

Leader

214

 

Leader

 

 

Witness Line

106

40

Witness Line

 

 

Crosshatch

106

 

106

 

106

 

106

 

106

 

106

 

106

 

106

31

 

32

 

33

 

34

 

35

 

36

 

37

 

38

Copious Data, Crosshatch

Copious Data, Crosshatch

Copious Data, Crosshatch

Copious Data, Crosshatch

Copious Data, Crosshatch

Copious Data, Crosshatch

Copious Data, Crosshatch

Copious Data, Crosshatch

(iron)

 

(steel)

 

(copper)

 

(rubber)

 

(titanium)

 

(marble)

 

(alloys)

 

(aluminum)

 

Generic Dimension

220

 

Point Dimension

 

 

Ordinate Dimension

218

7

Ordinate Dimension

 

 

Collective Entity

402

7

Associativity Instance

Includes any IGES types that make up the entities in the collective.

 

Drawing Layout

404

0,1

Drawing Entity

The following IGES entities may also be created, 406 form 15 and 406 form 16.

 

Drawing Instance

410

0

View Entity

The following IGES entities may also be created, 402 form 3 and 402 form 4.

 

Views

124

0

Transformation Matrix

Only views needed for defining entities will be included in IGES file.