Re: Master Cam to .stl

From: C. Brock Rooney (
Date: Fri Apr 02 1999 - 19:26:17 EEST

At 10:43 AM 4/1/99 -0600, Scott -Scooter- Sutterer wrote
>I recently received some .stl file from a customer using Master Cam.
>The triangulation was good but half of the normals were inside out and
>3dverify could not fix the file. Does anybody have any clues on how to
>get good .stl files from Master Cam

Our IGE to STL product should work with mastercam IGES files.
But, keep in mind that the surfacing requirements for NC are different
than for RP, and the models may be incomplete if the designer is thinking the
end use is for NC. So you may need to educate the designer on the need
for complete closed models.

C. Brock Rooney, Pres., Brock Rooney & Associates Inc. (Brockware)
        915 Westwood Birmingham MIchigan 48009 USA
(248) 645-0236 fax/bbs (248) 645-9020 email

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