How do you 3D print an Inventor model?

  1. Select IPro > Print > 3D Print Preview.
  2. Select Options and choose desired resolution and click OK.
  3. Within the preview window, select Save Copy As or Send to 3D Print Service.
  4. Save As type to STL File (*.stl)

What steps do you take to 3D print a model?

Generally speaking, to print a model through 3D printing needs to go through the following four steps: modeling, slicing, printing, and post-processing.

Can Inventor make STL files?

AutoDesk Inventor – Exporting an STL File

Can you edit STL in Inventor?

STL files can be imported into Inventor using the Open command. The obtained model is a 3D mesh, which cannot be edited in Inventor or converted to workable objects.

How do you convert mesh to solid?

  1. Click Mesh tab Convert Mesh panel Convert Options drop-down.
  2. Specify one of the following conversion options: Smooth, optimized.
  3. Click Mesh Modeling tab Convert Mesh panel Convert to Solid.
  4. Select a mesh object that has no gaps or intersecting faces.

Can you 3D print an Inventor assembly?

3D Printing an assembly using the Derive tool in the Part environment. The Inventor 3D Print environment allows you to prepare your models for additive manufacturing or 3D printing. The 3D Print tool is only available in the part environment, but you can print your assemblies using the Derived component workflow.

How do I Export Inventor to STL?

  1. Select IPro > Print > 3D Print Preview.
  2. Select Options and choose desired resolution and click OK.
  3. Within the preview window, select Save Copy As or Send to 3D Print Service.
  4. Save As type to STL File (*.stl)

How do you start drawing in Inventor?

Autodesk Inventor 2021 : 1 : Beginner 2D Sketching

How do I convert an Inventor to PDF?

With a . dwg file open, click File Export PDF, and then click Options. In the Save Copy As dialog box, Save as type drop-down, select PDF Files (*. pdf), and then click Options.

How do I use 3D printing parts in Inventor?

Click File Print Send to 3D Print Service. In the Send To 3D Print Service dialog box, in Export File Type, select the export file type from the drop-down menu: STL Files (*. stl). Click Options to view or adjust the options for the export file.


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