Re: Making a single STL file from Multiple parts.

From: Dale Rosema (
Date: Fri May 18 2001 - 20:13:05 EEST

Magics software from Materialize allows you to join shells of parts to
make one shell. You might want to look into this.
Dale Rosema
IHS Prototyping

RP Solutions wrote:

> Hi all, I have a customer that wants to prototype an assembly as a
> single part, what the customer wants is to see the assembly as a
> single object, just exterior shape. The customer has all the component
> parts as STL files(200 pcs) but they cannot merge them together to
> create a single STL file of the exterior shape. Is there some software
> that will merge the STL data to create a single STL of the exterior
> shape? I know I can slice up the component in Quickslice and edit out
> each curve to create the exterior but this takes a long time. The
> customer has tried to merge the files in ProE without sucess, would a
> point cloud or polygon manipulating software get me the external shape
> I want? Thanks in advance Oliver ColeTechnical Director
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