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Simplify batch conversion of .PSM to .DXF

You design lots of projects in sheet metal? You need to convert large quantity of solid Edge files to the .DXF?

Flatten’EM  is probably the application you are looking for.


Converting files to DXF format is a repetitive task that can consume time, and can block important human resources that cannot be assigned to other tasks.
At the end of a project, there is the frustration of having to look for .PSM files in all  the project folders, to convert them.

It will be easy to forget, or even worse, forget to do the update after a review and produce the wrong revision.

Flatten’EM easy to use

Select an assembly, a folder or individual files and transfer documents to the action area.

It is possible subsequently to define the save location and if the previous version must be update.

You can filter your selection according to the properties and set the file name.
Once these few parameters seized Flatten’EM will convert your files to .DXF without any further intervention.

What are the benefits?

Time savings can go up to 50% compared to a more traditional method.

  • You eliminate repetitive tasks
  • You reduce the risk of forgetting during update
  • You reduce the risk of forgetting files


FLatten’EM an essential tool for designers of sheet metal part.

For more information visit the following website

26 February 2010 - Posted by | Manufacturing, Sheet Metal | ,

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