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July 6th, 2017

Creo Surfacing Level 5: Advanced Import to Create Parametric Surfaces

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Creo Surfacing Level 5: Advanced Import to Create Parametric Surfaces

Course Duration: 16 hours

Tuition: $1,500 USD

Overview: Learn to create digitally correct complex geometries relative to point cloud imports using parametric curves and parametric surfaces inside Creo. Participants will work with a choice of Rhino, Geomagic, Restyle & Alias surface imports or various point cloud data.

Prerequisite: This workshop is only for those designers or engineers who have taken at least two 16 hour workshops from Design Engine in the past. Prior import experience is not necessary, however this is an advanced class as such participants are expected to have a high level of surfacing experience. We suggest either the Design Engine Creo Surfacing Level 1 Class or the One Week ISDX Intensive as a prerequisite to this class.

Onsite Training: This and all Design-Engine courses are offered onsite at your facility. Call to speak to an account manager to arrange a class at 312.226.8339 today.


  • Review basic import functions.
  • Go over in great detail redefining functions for import geometry.
  • Learn to manipulate import geometry.
  • Review in-depth advanced import functions.
  • Learn to manage various import geometries.
  • Discuss in detail problems with import geometry and offer solutions.
  • Learn workflow solutions and problem solving techniques with Creo Surfacing and ISDX.
  • Learn to maintain some parametric ability with multiple imports.
  • Learn to create fully modifiable Creo geometry with scan data.
  • Learn to rebuild import geometry completely with full robust parametric controls.
  • Use layers to manage offset surfaces in the solidification effort.
  • Discuss using import geometry for checking assembly interference.


  • Discuss reverse engineering history and evolution.
  • Discuss techniques for managing import data.
  • Discuss techniques for moving import data into the appropriate position for managing the model construction process.
  • Discuss polygon imports and contrast from Geomagic or Restyle IGES imports.
  • Overview of Wildfire Restyle.
  • Discuss strengths and weaknesses of Wildfire Restyle.
  • Discuss workflow techniques for rebuilding robust parametric models from import geometry.
  • Discuss alternate techniques to getting scan data for capturing form.
  • Discuss inspection techniques to compare one parametric model to existing scan data.
  • Discuss first article inspection techniques within Creo.
  • Creating parametric curves and surfaces on top of static import geometry.
  • Discuss the multitude of scan data techniques and offer suggestions to users who actually conduct the scanning process for easier recreation using Creo.
  • Discuss creating offset surfaces for shelling techniques.
  • Discuss using import geometry for checking assembly interference.
  • Discuss building parametric curve and surface geometry directly or indirectly from IGES or STEP geometry.
  • Discuss granite one seamless imports.
  • Discuss polygon imports in great detail and as apart of an exercise use poly geometry to create robust parametric data.
  • Discuss using ISDX to reverse engineer components and make parametric and robust geometry that can be modified after analysis.
  • Discuss import techniques for rebuilding ergonomic forms.


Introduction to managing import data to become parametric and modifiable. This Creo training course is developed for seasoned users become proficient learning these techniques using Creo in just two days. We help you learn Creo not read to you from an exercise. In this course we help design engineers learn how to make changes quickly to set them up for becoming expert faster. As with all Design-Engine classes participants keep the training material login and password for life.

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Pro/Surface Level 5: Advanced Import to Create Parametric Surfaces

Video Training Delivery System:

Ask your Design Engine account manager about the Design-Engine Video Training Delivery System or TDS for short. We have prepared other classes (not this one) into an easy to follow guide for designers and engineers who may want this TDS as a supplement to this course. Call today to speak to an Account Manager about the details 312.226.8339

*Please note that prices listed on this page are based upon pre-payment prior to the start of the class and does not include the Design-engine Video training Delivery System. The TDS is available as an additional cost to this course. Call for details 312.226.8339

About the Author

Bart Brejcha
As the main instructor for Design-engine Bart teaches many of the PTC Creo & the Solidworks Surfacing classes. When he is not developing new training material you will find him on motorcycles, bicycles or on a skateboard. He loves any kind of racing on two wheels.

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