Simcenter 3D Solutions How to create a materials that is common for our Entire Organization

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User wants to create several materials and would like to access these materials 

into managed mode material library across site.


 o Tools - Materials - Manage Materials - Create the required materials. 

o Tools - Materials - Manage Library Materials - Export Material to Library 

o Select the required materials from the local Materials section - Select 

Single MatML file - Enter the path to the local disk - Select OK to export the 

materials in the xml format. 

o File - Utilities - Customer Defaults - Gateway - Materials/Mass - Locations - 

Enable Site MatML Library - Enter the complete path to the xml file created in 

the 3rd step above in the windows path section. 

o Restart NX 

o Tools - Materials - Manage Materials - Library Materials - Under Libraries 

section ensure the path for the site MatML library is set to the xml file 

created in step 3. 

o Ensure Site MatML Library is ON, the materials are added to the list of 


Setting the path to the xml file kept in Mapped Network drive, the same list of 

materials can be accessed across site.


IR 7665247

KB Article ID# PL7007878



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