Enventive licenses Datakit technology for 3D CAD data import

Enventive licenses Datakit technology for 3D CAD data import

March 03, 21

Enables using existing CAD solid models to perform rapid and effective tolerance analysis

Datakit, a leading CAD Data Exchange Company, announces that Enventive has licensed Datakit’s 3D CATIA V5 import technology for use in Enventive 3D&T, an innovative 3D tolerancing software.

Enventive 3D&T gives immediate answers on how design, datum, and tolerance choices impact functional reliability, to achieve desired quality levels. Enventive 3D&T is an innovative 3D CAE solution for performing mid- to late-stage tolerance analysis and variation optimization on CAD solid models. Easy to use by any product designer or engineer, Enventive 3D&T keeps analysis in the hands of those who know the design best.

Enventive 3D&T screenshot
Enventive 3D&T screenshot

We did an extensive evaluation. Datakit was the hands-down winner. We’re pleased to be adding the capability to read native CAD files,” says Ralph Gifford, CEO of Enventive. “Working with Datakit through their business partner intrinSIM was a straightforward process to meet our technology and business needs.

We are excited that Enventive has chosen CrossCad/Ware as their 3D import tool for Enventive 3D&T.” Says Olivier Rigollet, of Datakit, “Datakit has a strong history of working with a broad range of engineering applications.

About Datakit

Datakit is a privately held and leading company founded in 1994, specialized in CAD data exchange solutions and services. It offers stand-alone converters, plug-ins, and SDK that analyze, heal, and export models. Datakit exposes a wide range of geometrical and semantical data through its varied range of products. It also provides services that aid in the migration of CAD databases and help customers choose the best data transfer solutions. It works close to the Independent Software Vendors that currently integrate its CAD Data exchange solutions as components to their software. For more information, please visit us at

About Enventive

Enventive provides easy-to-use mechanical design, DFSS, and tolerance analysis software tools to identify and optimize critical parameters early in the design process—maximizing product performance, quality, and robustness—minimizing cost and the impact of manufacturing variation. Beyond traditional tolerance analysis software, the equation solving capabilities and GD&T tools in Enventive software help pinpoint a wider range of key contributors to variation. Enventive software helps you bring better products to market faster by avoiding the cost and delay of discovering design errors as you transition to manufacturing. For more information, please visit us at