Directions for exporting a STL

for 3DS Max

Select the appropriate menu boxes when exporting from 3D Max

for Rhino

Select the appropriate menu boxes when exporting from Rhino

for 3D AutoCAD

Select the appropriate menu boxes when exporting from AutoCAD

.STL Settings

Set the tolerance for the triangulation by adjusting the accuracy of the mesh

An .STL file is composed of tessellating triangles.

When exporting, you can often change the density of triangulation by adjusting the accuracy of the mesh. We recommend that you

It is best to leave a tolerance no more than .001 inch.

The smaller the number, however, will increase the file size and this may lead to problems.

Almost done....

When ready, please bring your submittal form and jump drive to the Fab Lab.