To flatten 3D surface


#1

I need to flatten a 3D surface so I can get the surface laser cut., Can someone tell me which command I should use. I have tried “smash” and “flatten Srf” but to no avail.


(David Cockey) #2

The answer depends on the shape of the 3D surface. Many 3D surfaces cannot be flattened without distortion due to basic geometry, not Rhino limitations.


(David Cockey) #3

Try UnrollSrf, Smash and Squish.


#4

Thanks I will try that.


#5

If nothing works well, try this professional plugin called ExactFlat: https://wiki.mcneel.com/webinars/exactflat


#6

Very good plug in for what I want! But , very expensive as a plug in!


#7

Have a look at their online service. You don’t have to buy a full licence :wink: