Your design must be a three dimensional solid object in order to output an STL file suitable for printing. To save time and file size, export your STL file to a binary format. We strongly recommend you preview your final STL output. MiniMagics and Solid View Lite are both STL viewers that can be downloaded for free.
Here are some guidelines that may help you prepare your STL files using various CAD packages:
Smaller files are easily transferred to us through email. Attach the file to an email describing the job and send it to email@example.com. Binary STL files are preferred. You may compress the file into a .zip archive to reduce the size of the transfer. There are a number of file compression applications available for download, including WinZip.
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