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Recommended Practices

Recommended Practices

Document name Current version Old version
AP242 BO Model XML Assembly Structure Current Version (v2.0, PDF)
2018-10-30
Old versions
Associative 3D Text Current Version (v4.0, PDF)
2000-01-13
 
Composite Materials Current Version (v1.1, PDF)
2010-07-15
 
External References Current Version (v2.1, PDF)
2005-01-19
 
General Testing Instructions Current Version (v1.13, PDF)
2017-09-29
 
Geometric and Assembly Validation Properties Current Version (v4.5, PDF)
2019-08-22
Old versions
Material Identification and Density Current Version (v2.1, PDF)
2005-07-12
 
Model Styling and Organization Current Version (v1.6, PDF)
2018-08-17
Old versions
Object Identifiers (OID) Current Version (WORD)
2004-04-02
 
PDM Schema Usage Guide Current Version (v4.3, PDF)
2002-01-23
 
PMI - Product and Manufacturing Information Representation and Presentation of PMI (AP242) Current Version (v4.0, PDF)
2014-10-13
 
PMI Polyline Presentation (AP203/AP214) Current Version (v2.3, PDF)
2014-10-13
Old versions
PMI Unicode String Specification Current Version (Rev. J, PDF)
2011-05-25
 
STEP File Compression Current Version (v1.2, PDF)
2016-08-15
Old versions
Supplemental Geometry Current Version (v1.1, PDF)
2019-08-23
Old versions
Tessellated 3D Geometry Current Version (v1.1, PDF)
2019-08-22
Old versions
User Defined Attributes Current Version (v1.5, PDF)
2016-08-15
Old versions