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Make a solid with STL or IGES file

Make a solid with STL or IGES file

Make a solid with STL or IGES file


Does anyone know how to make a solid from a .STL file?
I have a vertebra model, then it's not looking like any primitive solids.

Maybe I can convert my .STL vertebra to a IGES, if it's easier to create the solid from an IGES.

RE: Make a solid with STL or IGES file


When you will import an iges file (or stl) you will import in fact only surfaces. So, you have to create solids from surfaces (thick surfaces, close surface or other kind of situations).


RE: Make a solid with STL or IGES file

stl files are not surfaces files.
They are facets or triangle approximation of the original surfaces.

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