Re: SolidWorks for RP

From: Pierre Bertrand (
Date: Fri May 10 1996 - 20:23:48 EEST

Hong Ding wrote:
> Hi Steven,
> I noticed that you might have tried SolidWorks95
> for a while for your RP applications according to
> your message on 16 Dec. 1995. I would like to hear
> from you about the surface modeling and STL files
> of SolidWorks95 for the purpose of RP. I understand
> that Parasolid has a good capability for
> free-form surface modeling, has SolidWorks95 taken
> a full advantage of that ?
> If you have experience with Pro/E, I would
> appreciate it if you could also give me a short
> comparison between SolidWorks95 and Pro/E in terms
> of surface modeling capability and
> accuracy/time/size tradeoff in STL files.
> Can anyone else provide helpful information ?
> Thanks a lot.
> Hong

I am also interested in the results. Furthermore, please advise if
anyone has used Topsolid. This is another new 3d package.

Pierre Bertrand
Kaiplast Inc.

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