> I've just recently started importing AutoCAD DXF files in order
> to produce LOM models and have been noticing that these DXF files
> typically don't convert smoothly to STL files. I'm using Solid Concept's
> SolidView application and must perform a considerable amount of
> repairs on the DXF file, in SolidView, in order to produce a machineable
> STL file.
> The most common symptoms within the DXF files are unshared
> edges, wrongly oriented facets, and numerous "shells". If anyone has
> some experience with this, I loved to hear from you.
If Solidview supports the ACIS modeling engine you can have the solids
exported from AutoCAD as .sat files. Does Solidview support .sat file
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