How do I convert STL TO STEP files?

How do I convert STL TO STEP files?

How to convert STL to STEP using FreeCAD

  1. Step 1: Install FreeCAD. To start off, make sure you have FreeCAD downloaded and installed.
  2. Step 2: Import STL. Open your STL part in FreeCAD.
  3. Step 3: Convert from Mesh to Shape.
  4. Step 4: Simplify Shape.
  5. Step 5: Convert Shape to Solid.
  6. Step 6: Export.

What programs can open a STP file?

You can open an STP file in a variety of CAD programs, including Autodesk Fusion 360 (cross-platform, FreeCAD (cross-platform), IMSI TurboCAD (Windows, Mac), and Dassault Systemes CATIA (Windows, Linux).

How can I convert.stl file to.off to use in?

I want to skeletize the surface mesh. For that I need to export .STL from Solidworks and then convert that into .OFF file to be able to use it in CGAL library for skeletonzation. How can I do this? If you can handle a single intermediate step, you may find that OpenSCAD will perform as required.

How to convert STL file to any CAD ( step, Parasolid )?

You can Import to Siemens NX as STL then export as STEP/Parasolid. You might be interested in pyNastran. Please check out the links given below. On the first webpage it is shown step by step tutorial how by using FreeCAD software, a STL model can be opened, converted to the shape from mesh and saved to STEP format.

How to open a STL model in FreeCAD?

On the first webpage it is shown step by step tutorial how by using FreeCAD software, a STL model can be opened, converted to the shape from mesh and saved to STEP format. I’ll be very glad if you share feedback whether it is worked for you.

Can you create a geometry from a STL file?

The problem is that your STL will be identified as an orphan mesh, not a geometry. However, you can create a geometry from the imported mesh if you use another plug-in (create geometry from mesh). Once you do that, you will end up with a solid part out of your imported STL file.