Re: boolean operations with .stl

From: Deelip Menezes (
Date: Mon Aug 26 2002 - 18:46:16 EEST

Dr. Stephen,

You can try MeshWorks for Rhino (
There is a command called "ExtractSolid" which extracts a solid from a
polygon mesh (STL file). You can then use Rhino's boolean methods to
manipulate the solid.

/Deelip Menezes

>Subject: boolean operations with .stl
>Date: Mon, 26 Aug 2002 10:16:43 EDT
>Has anyone had good results using software that removes one .stl from
>(difference) , if so could you let me know who sells it.
>I also wanted to note that the Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center used SLA
>models of conjoined twins in 1976 and the models were very useful for the
>hour surgery. As a result of that success we set up an imaging center at
>hospital with an SLA 500 to make models. There was little in the press
>it because one of the bigger problems for these children is to have a
>life and not be in the center of a media circus.
>Dr. Stephen M. Schmitt
>Tel Med Technologies
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