Re: CT data into Ansys

From: Tom Richards (
Date: Wed Aug 09 2000 - 14:55:34 EEST

I believe that FormZ can do this. Suggest you contact Bill at
who can advise you.

At 03:11 PM 8/8/00 -0400, you wrote:

>To all:
>Our goal is to incorporate CT data of a human femur and electronic
>geometry (i.e., orthopaedic hip stems and instrumentation) into a CAD file
>or a finite element model. Prior to importing the geometry into a finite
>element package (ANSYS v5.5) several positioning and boolean operations
>need to be performed. ........
>We are looking for a method to convert the STL files into an operable
>solid body or FEA model, or some other process that will get us from CT
>data into Ansys. Your suggestions would be appreciated.
>Daniel Anderson
>Group Mgr., Engineering Services
>lDePuy a Johnson & Johnson Company
>"Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion
> now accepted was once eccentric." --Bertrand Russell
> Phone: (219) 372-7360 FAX: (219)
> 372-7187 <>

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