"The software generates a tessellated object description known as an STL or STereoLithography file"
Please see Page 4 "Stereolithography and Other RP&M Technologies" by Paul Jacobs
I believe it is also described in the "Fundamentals of Sterolithography" but I can't reference that as I have loaned it out at present.
I hope this puts it to rest.
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From: P T Mativenga
Sent: Friday, October 12, 2001 6:25 AM
Subject: RE: STL'S
Perhaps if we knew the originator of the abbreviation it may help shed some light. Whoever he/she is, if they have been reading
the responses on this list they must be having a good old laugh.
From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of Delbert Scott Foster
Sent: Thursday, October 11, 2001 2:17 PM
>From Materialise Reference Manual p. 1-10 says, "STL is the abbreviation of Standard Triangulation Language". Then Sterolithography and other RP&M Technologies from Rapid Prototyping to Rapid Tooling, by Paul F. Jacobs, Phd, on page 4 says, " The software generates a tessellated object description known as an STL or STereoLithography file." So I'll stick with answering ?????
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