> I do not know about a conversion, but I do have the SLC specs. With
> that and the STL specs (available online), maybe someone can come up
> with the converter needed.
> Let me know if you want the specs.
> Dan Davis
> PROTON Rapid Prototyping & Manufacturing Center
> Hicom Industrial Estate
> Batu Tiga, PO Box 7100
> Shah Alam, 40918 Selangor MALAYSIA
> +60 3 515-2380 phone/fax
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Paul Burr [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Saturday, February 06, 1999 11:04 PM
> To: rapid proto. list
> Subject: STL weirdness.
> In my quest to preserve JewelCad as the design tool for a desktop CNC
> system, I've been exploring my export options. When I export a
> file as an STL, all my boolean operations are undone, and I get a
> Exporting as an igs or DXF 3d face file yeilds the same results-items
> I had subtracted from the main part reappear. I've opened them in
> Amapi, and the demo viewer of DeskProto, same result. But, if I open a
> saved igs (an igs exported by JewelCAD) file in JewleCad, everthing is
> correct. Is this typical of other 3D design packages? Or, just
> another of
> JewelCad's quirks?
> The strange thing is that JewelCad writes flawless SLC files for use
> our Sanders MM6. No problems with boolean operations undoing
> themselves in
> this format. I've seen lots of utilities to convert other file formats
> STL, but has anyone seen a utility to change an SLC file into a dxf or
> For more information about the rp-ml, see http://ltk.hut.fi/rp-ml/
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