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How to create surfaces from stl file?

lines curves boundaries

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#1 segama

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 06:36 AM

Hello all Mastercam Users

I would like ask u guys If
is possible in Mastercam to covert
STL file into something useble??

I mean surfaces curves or solid? Is there a option in mastercam to do it?
In enclosere u can find file - wchich is plate - saved in stl
I tried export that and import and would like get some data from it-
for future information and programming,
such as curves points, wireframe etc...
I found there is an option in user ap - "create boundary"  
but that is giving boundary only on top.....

Is it possible to do it in Mastercam??

Regards
segama

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#2 marting

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 07:10 AM

Only way I found is to use a chook called stl2surf in MCAM9.  I have used it and it works.

#3 segama

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 07:51 AM

Could you email me this file ? for amstercam x6 version.
Thanks

segama@interia.pl

#4 K2csq7

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 10:06 AM

I don't think it is available for any version newer than V9.

#5 Jay Kramer @ Precision Programming

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 10:13 AM

it was only made for V9 and never was updated.

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 12:17 PM

Mastercam has no built in ability to convert STL to surfaces, but Verisurf (which operates on a Mastercam platform) does it easily.  There are other softwares out there that also will convert.