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Post 11 of 15

Re: STL - can I export only surfaces?

07-15-2011 03:54 AM in reply to: grv19191

 


grv19191 wrote:

Hi,

I am having problems with saving some surfaces as STL in solidworks. Please help me with how can i save as stl in solidworks.

Thanks


You should have started a new thread on this, and perhaps on their user forum (what happened - couldn't anyone on that forum answer your question?
Attach your SolidWorks file here.  Indicate which "surfaces" you need as stl.

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Post 12 of 15

Re: STL - can I export only surfaces?

07-15-2011 01:57 PM in reply to: czoobs

I used Fusion to delete a face from a part and saved it as an STL.

 

 It comes with Inventor 2012, or you can download it from Labs.

http://labs.autodesk.com/utilities/fusion/

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Post 13 of 15

Re: STL - can I export only surfaces?

10-03-2012 09:30 AM in reply to: AustinLiu

Is it available now? I mean can you save only a surface as STL in Inventor 2012?

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Post 14 of 15

Re: STL - can I export only surfaces?

10-03-2012 10:59 AM in reply to: bravaiser

Yes, it is available now.  http://labs.autodesk.com
You can save a surface body as stl file in Inventor Fusion.

 

No, you cannot save a surface body as stl file in Autodesk Inventor.

 

 

(same answer as Message  #12 rephrased)

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Post 15 of 15

Re: STL - can I export only surfaces?

10-03-2012 11:31 AM in reply to: JDMather

Thank you for the rapid response! 

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