Re: boolean operations with .stl

From: Bill Morgan (
Date: Mon Aug 26 2002 - 21:09:16 EEST

To all:

If you are using Materialise Magics program, they give you 2 options
under the Setting-Boolean Type
command. You can pick either Boolean Type 1 or Boolean Type 2. Each will
give you slightly different
results. If you still can not get the results that you want, all you
have to do is move one part 0.0001".
This helps Materialise Magics program determine what to keep and want to
get rid of.

Bill Morgan

Vintage Industries

Mitchell, Doug (D.B.) wrote:

>Magics from Materialise can do this and usually works
>quite well.
>As to your second note, I think that either you have your
>years wrong or you are dreaming. There was no SLA or any
>thing approaching RP as we know it today in 1976. Surely
>you mistyped the year. I think you probably meant to type
>1996. (OK, I won't call you surely). ;)
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: []
>>Sent: Monday, August 26, 2002 10:17 AM
>>Subject: boolean operations with .stl
>>Has anyone had good results using software that removes one
>>.stl from another
>>(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 28
>>hour surgery. As a result of that success we set up an
>>imaging center at the
>>hospital with an SLA 500 to make models. There was little in
>>the press about
>>it because one of the bigger problems for these children is
>>to have a normal
>>life and not be in the center of a media circus.
>>Dr. Stephen M. Schmitt
>>Tel Med Technologies
>>For more information about the rp-ml, see
>For more information about the rp-ml, see

For more information about the rp-ml, see

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