Freerunner CAD Files - IGES ans STEP formats availalbe - Whowants to test them?

Yocto yoctogram at
Wed Jul 16 22:59:54 CEST 2008


I'm no CAD expert at all.

But I was able to open the STEP files with FreeCAD.

It based on OpenCasCade. There seems to be a bug for the IGES.
And a patch for it at

// Yocto

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Claus Christmann" <hcc at>
To: "List for Openmoko community discussion" <community at>
Sent: Wednesday, July 16, 2008 4:21 PM
Subject: Re: Freerunner CAD Files - IGES ans STEP formats availalbe - 
Whowants to test them?

>I have actually no idea... I personally use CATIA and that opens all of
> these formats...
> Claus
> Yaroslav Halchenko wrote:
>> what open-source linux tools (or at least freeware) would you recommend
>> to at least view those formats?
>> On Wed, 16 Jul 2008, Claus Christmann wrote:
>>> Hi list,
>>> I finally got around and converted the available Pro/E Wildfire 3 files
>>> into more generic IGES and STEP formats.
>>> You can find the links to the files on my (quickly drafted) website at
>>> This said, I am not sure how the individual assemblies will work, but at
>>> least now all the singe pieces are there...
>>> Happy CADing....
>>> Claus
>>> P.S.: it is also much easier to mess around with possible private DIY
>>> shielding add-ons in CAD... in real life there is no "revert"... ;)
>>> P.P.S.: Once the files are confirmed to be working, my understanding is
>>> that they could go to, so please let
>>> me know if the files work...
> -- 
> Claus Christmann
> Graduate Research Assistant
> Georgia Institute of Technology
> 270 Ferst Drive
> Atlanta, GA 30332-0150
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