Preferred file formats

Of course, in principle all kinds of information are helpful and welcome. Despite this, additional work may be involved during data processing, resulting in longer processing times. For this reason, and to ensure that we can deal with your inquiries as quickly as possible, we recommend that you provide us with the required information in the following file formats.

So that we can deal with your inquiries as quickly as possible, we recommend that you provide us with the required information in these file formats!

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Details of the file formats

File extension

Description

Comment / Conditions

*.aiAdobe Illustrator fileOnly fully vectorised data
*.bmpBitmap graphics fileNo additional electronic processing possible
*.cdrCorel Draw fileOnly fully vectorised data
*.dwgAutoCad drawing3D data cannot be generated
*.dxf2D CAD file3D data cannot be generated
*.easmCAD file eDrawingsNo additional electronic processing possible
*.edrwCAD file eDrawingsNo additional electronic processing possible
*.eprtCAD file eDrawingsNo additional electronic processing possible
*.epsEncapsulated Post ScriptOnly fully vectorised data
*.idwAutodesk Inventor file3D data cannot be generated
*.igesInitial Graphics Exchange SpecificationNo information on material; no tolerances available
*.jpgJPEG graphics fileNo additional electronic processing possible
*.pdfPortable Document Format (vectorised)Only fully-dimensioned data
*.pdfPortable Document Format (pixel graphics)No additional electronic processing possible
*.prnPage Layout file / Windows Printer fileOnly fully vectorised data
*.prtPro Engineer CAD fileNo information on material; no tolerances available
*.psPost Script (printout file)Only fully vectorised data
*.satSolid Works 3D ACIS No information on material; no tolerances available
*.sldprtSolid Works Part 3DNo information on material; no tolerances available
*.stlFormat for STL 3DprintNo information on material; no tolerances available
*.stp3D STEP modelNo information on material; no tolerances available
*.tifTagged image graphics fileNo additional electronic processing possible