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How to Export AutoCAD MEP model to SolidWorks?

The Multi-CAD collaboration is facing multiple challenges. The BIMDeX Data Exchange Ecosystem through its proprietary BXF file format offers a simple yet intuitive solution for the Interoperability challenges.​

  • AutoCAD MEP to SolidWorks data Exporter/Converter is a simple way of data exchange through plug-in/add-on tool which creates native SolidWorks Parts (.sldprt) and Assemblies (.sldasm) from AutoCAD MEP models (.dwg)
  • Exports your AutoCAD MEP model into a .BXF file using BXF Exporter Plug-in. Which can be Imported in the SolidWorks platform using BXF Importer Plug-in.
  • There will be no loss in geometry or any other meta data, all the associated properties would be brought in and the RGB colors as well.
  • The tool supports various industry specific requirements like geometric simplification, parameter data exchange.
  • It comes with multilingual support (English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, etc.)

  • Supported Version:

    AutoCAD MEP: 2020 - 2023

    SolidWorks : 2016 - 2023

How It Works

AutoCAD MEP to SolidWorks Conversion Workflow

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DWG file Format

Export the MEP Model to BXF file by using BXF Exporter for AutoCAD MEP

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BXF file Format

BXF file would carry all the design data information of the model.

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SLDPRT & SLDASM file Formats

Import the BXF file in SolidWorks using the BIMDeX Importer to obtain native SolidWorks Parts & Assemblies

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How Is It Different?

AutoCAD MEP to SolidWorks Conversion Features

Expose AutoCAD MEP platform into the BIM environment with easy transfer of AutoCAD MEP models to SolidWorks, other BIM and mechanical software. Control and safe data transfer.

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Frequently asked questions

All AutoCAD MEP Block (.dwg) files can be converted to SolidWorks Parts (.sldprt) and Assemblies (.sldasm) files.
Any model type such as Lighting, Industiral, HVAC, MEP Elements, Structural or Architectural components can be converted.
The tool works in English, German, French, Italian and Spanish environments.
You need to have both the software to use the product. But if you do not, you can opt our CAD translation service, so we would convert your AutoCAD MEP models to SolidWorks for you.
No, this is just an addon plugin tool that will be installed in your existing AutoCAD MEP and SolidWorks environments.
Models including colors, parameters and hierarchy. There will be no loss in geometry. The model will not just be one bulk. Also AutoCAD MEP blocks can be grouped based on their layers as well
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