Re: Scan formats

From: Bert van den Berg (
Date: Thu May 18 2000 - 17:06:45 EEST

Are you talking about scanning for digitizing or scanning for RP?

A few years back I remember hearing about a STEP initiative to define a
neutral digitizer data format. I'm not sure
this got very far.

Chris Sutcliffe wrote:

> Dear List I may be showing my ignorance here but is there an industry
> standard method for the representation of scan vector information. We
> are currently writing some software which takes and slices STLs and
> then outputs different scan strategies. It would be nice to write the
> output in an industry standard format if there is one. Any comments
> would be appreciated Thanks in advance Chris Dr. Chris. Sutcliffe
> Rapid Prototyping and Micromanufacture Research
> Department of Engineering
> 3 Brownlow St.
> Liverpool L69 3GL (0151) 794 8022 Direct
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Bert van den Berg                 
Applications Engineer        
Hymarc Ltd.                 
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