What I need to do is to generate an SAT file from an imported STL file (which is generated elsewhere), and I’ve been having a few problems.
What works is:
- import STL
- select Mesh > Mesh Boolean > Union, and highlight the mesh
- in command line type MeshToNurb and highlight the mesh
this generates a polysurface which can be exported successfully as an SAT. However, for some STL files, the above process creates the polysurface and some additional surfaces that are not joined. I can join them manually and the above will work, but I’m worried that future structures could become too elaborate for a manual Join step to be feasible. Can anyone give some suggestions and/or insight on what might be happening here (I’m not very skilled in CAD so sorry if this question is a bit basic)?