Can you 3D print SOLIDWORKS parts?

How Do I 3D Print from SOLIDWORKS

Can I 3D print from SOLIDWORKS?

SOLIDWORKS supports 3D printing of models that contain surface bodies and graphics bodies only if they form a watertight manifold volume. You can 3D print surfaces or graphics bodies, provided they form a watertight manifold volume.

How do I print an assembly in SOLIDWORKS?

  1. Click File > Print3D.
  2. In the Print3D PropertyManager, expand Save To File.
  3. For Format, choose one of the following:
  4. Click Save File.
  5. In the Save As dialog box, select a location for the saved file and type a file name.
  6. Click Options.
  7. Click OK.
  8. Click Save.

Does SolidWorks support STL files?

The STL translator imports STL files as SOLIDWORKS part documents. You have the option to import STL files as graphical data, solids, or surfaces. When you import STL files as graphical data, you can select the Import texture information check box to import texture information if this data exists.

Can FreeCAD Import Sldprt Files?

Unfortunately, FreeCAD does not support importing this file format and I can not use its Python console to convert this file format to .

How do I open a thingiverse file in SolidWorks?

To do this, click on “File” and select “Open.” To access the STL import options, users need to change the file type in the dropdown menu to STL. Next, select “Options.” Here, users can choose to import the file as a graphics body, solid body or surface body.


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