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HOW TO ORDER

Why no Instant Quote? Because you deserve more!

Your needs are unique, and every successful project starts with a thorough quotation. Our process includes checking files for manufacturability and part integrity. We provide feedback, based on communicated application and or requirements. We will propose design changes that can save time and money where applicable.

Acceptable File formats for quotes

  • High resolution STL is preferred
  • Also STEP, XT or IGS

How to save an STL file from different CAD software

AutoCAD
STEP 1 Your design must be a three-dimensional solid object to output an STL file.
STEP 2 Make sure the model is in positive space
STEP 3 Set Facetres to 10
STEP 4 At the command prompt type STLOUT
STEP 5 Select Objects
STEP 6 Choose Y for Binary
STEP 7 Choose Filename
Inventor
STEP 1 Save Copy As
STEP 2 Select STL
STEP 3 Choose Options >Set to High
STEP 4 Enter File Name
STEP 5 Save
Pro/E
STEP 1 File >Save a Copy
STEP 2 Set type to STL
STEP 3 Set chord height to 0. The field will be replaced by minimum acceptable value.
STEP 4 Set Angle Control to 1
STEP 5 Choose File Name
STEP 6 OK
Rhino
STEP 1 File >Save As
STEP 2 Select File Type >STL
STEP 3 Enter a name for the STL file.
STEP 4 Save
STEP 5 Select Binary STL Files
SolidWorks
STEP 1 File >Save As
STEP 2 Set Save As Type to STL
STEP 3 Options >Output As=Binary, Unit = Inches
STEP 4 Resolution > Custom, Deviation Tolerance = Minimum (Slide bar to right), Angle Tolerance =
STEP 5 5 degrees
STEP 6 OK
STEP 7 Save
Autodesk Fusion 360
STEP 1 Right Click Component > Save As Mesh
STEP 2 Format: STL (Binary)
STEP 3 Unit Type: Millimeter
STEP 4 Structure: One File
STEP 5 Preview Mesh: Default
STEP 6 Refinement: High
STEP 7 Refinement Options: Default
STEP 8 Output: default
STEP 9 OK>SAVE