RE: [rp-ml] DWG to IGES

From: Ed Lambourne (
Date: Mon Mar 26 2007 - 19:12:52 EEST

Check out <>


This is a Delcam service that allows you to download the PS-Exchange
software for free and use it to read the data file (DWG, Catia, Pro-E,
SolidWorks, Rhino etc. If you decide that you want to save the file in an
output format, e.g. IGES, STEP etc., you pay on a per file basis using a
voucher that you purchase on the web-site costing around $55 - $70.


Hope that helps!


Ed Lambourne




From: Ricardo Amaral []
Sent: 23 March 2007 23:27
Subject: Re: [rp-ml] DWG to IGES


Try Rhino, less than $1000 and there is a free trial.




Fri, 23 Mar 2007 15:34:52 -0500

> In the process of sending several DWG files to CNC machine shops,

> we found that many of the shops did not seem to be able to use

> their CNC machines with anything other than IGES. Is there a

> simple way of converting DWG to IGES without spending $5K for an

> AutoCad upgrade to Inventor.


> We were really suprized that many of the CNC machine shops appear

> to be in the dark ages when it comes to interfacing STL or 3D DXF

> files.




> PS


> Are there any machine shops on the list that can interface with an

> STL file more directly?

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