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3D Printing

STL to 2D SVG file

import STL in FreeCad From the dropdown middle menu select “part” Part – create shape from mesh Select the new shape in the file browser on left Part – Cross section – XY 1.5mm for mine Select the cross section in file browser on left Export – Flattened SVG If your cad file is in STEP…

Autodesk Inventor Exporting Face into a 2D CAD file (PDF) for import to laser cutter

New Method – complicated but yields almost perfect results These instructions are also applicable for general 2D face export from Autodesk Inventor format into PDF for CorelDraw for other laser cutter software. Required Software: Autodesk Inventor 2016 Autodesk DWG TrueView 2016 (installed with AutoCAD 2016) CorelDraw X6 32Bit LaserCAD plugin for CorelDraw LaserCAD Steps: In Autodesk…