Re: Converting STL

From: CEMCOM Corporation (cemcom@access.digex.net)
Date: Thu Jul 24 1997 - 14:36:39 EEST


At 10:20 AM 7/24/97 +0100, Leonel Graša wrote:

>files. My understanding of STL was, that STL were final OUTPUT files,
>with facets sliced layer by layer for RP. That should mean that you

.stl files are files which represent the geometry of a part using lots of
triangular faces. The .stl file must be further processed using software
which slices it to generate a file that the SLA machine can understand and
use to guide the laser.

This is my interpretation. I bow to any more expert in the subject.
Kevan Jones
Technology Development Specialist
CEMCOM Corporation
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