Look at Myriad -- www.infograph.com -- their product will let u measure
things and also do surface area and volume.
From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf
Of Brent Stucker
Sent: Thursday, August 02, 2001 2:10 PM
To: 'Steve Stewart'; 'Rapid Prototyping Mailing List (E-mail)'
Subject: RE: Interrogating .stl files
Algorithms can be written to do this. A student of mine, Xiuzhi Qu, has
written code to make this possible using our own viewer, and I am sure the
code could be modified to do this easily as a stand-alone "interrogator"
program which outputs the information of interest. Just about anyone who
has done programming with STL files could develop a software interrogator
capable of doing this.
Dr. Brent Stucker, Director & Asst. Professor
Rapid Manufacturing Center
University of Rhode Island
Dept. of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
Gilbreth Hall, 2 East Alumni Ave.
Kingston, RI 02881
From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On
Behalf Of Steve Stewart
Sent: Thursday, August 02, 2001 3:45 PM
To: Rapid Prototyping Mailing List (E-mail)
Subject: Interrogating .stl files
Is there any way to interrogate an .stl file to get information such as
X, Y, Z, volume, surface area without having to bring it up in a viewer like
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