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Message 1 of 7
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I logged onto fusion this morning to run some small 5 in x 5in parts and now my file size is huge (1.5MB) for just a slot with a .25 stepdown going to 1 in depth. Why is this happening, is it on my end? It was working fine yesterday.

Message 2 of 7
in reply to: TechrimStandards

Hi -


Which file are you referring to? Your .f3d file? Or your NC file? (I'd guess the latter).

Which post are you using? One of your own? Or one of the built-in ones?



Message 3 of 7

Can you share the file?
File > Export > Save to local folder. Return to thread and attach the file.

Also, what post processor are you using?

Seth Madore
Customer Advocacy Manager - Manufacturing
Message 4 of 7
in reply to: jeff.pek

My NC file is too large. Most of my files range from 30-45kB but now some of them when I post the code are 500kB and my machine has limited memory storage. Its only certain parts, but its odd because I am using the same template for all models but some larger more detailed parts that I have machined have stayed within my file size range for my machine (0-65kB). I am trying to machine a small less detailed part than normal  and it is outputting ~200kB. Is there any suggestions?

Message 5 of 7

Can you export and share your file here?

File > Export > Save to local folder. Return to thread and attach the .f3d file here

If it's an assembly file, dump it in a .zip file and attach that here

Seth Madore
Customer Advocacy Manager - Manufacturing
Message 6 of 7
in reply to: seth.madore


I have the same problem

i was trying to email my customer but the file is almost 25MB

the dwg has only a few parts on it

please help how to prevent this or maybe how i can create dwgs that are not big in size.


Message 7 of 7
in reply to: salesHMSTX

This is actually an entirely separate issue from what the original poster was talking about. Their issue was with file size of posted NC code, you're talking about a step file that's too large. Totally different things.

For emailing large files, I would just recommend a DropBox or OneDrive account/link.

Seth Madore
Customer Advocacy Manager - Manufacturing

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