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Exporting Solidworks stl files

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Hi there,

Just wondered if I can get a little Solidworks into Cura advice.

Have just started using Solid works so still working on the various tutorials, I have just run a quick test on two objects which I thought were stuck together using Mate?.

When I save as an STL file I seem to have two files rather than one with the combined objects. Any ideas where I am going wrong

Cheers

Mark

 

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when you save your .sldasm file as an stl, you need to go into "options" to "save all components of assembly into single file"

depending on your solidworks version, the wording may be different, but it's there.

 

Hi there,

Just wondered if I can get a little Solidworks into Cura advice.

Have just started using Solid works so still working on the various tutorials, I have just run a quick test on two objects which I thought were stuck together using Mate?.

When I save as an STL file I seem to have two files rather than one with the combined objects. Any ideas where I am going wrong

Cheers

Mark

 

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when you save your .sldasm file as an stl, you need to go into "options" to "save all components of assembly into single file"

depending on your solidworks version, the wording may be different, but it's there.

 

Fantastic, will look into this, this evening. Just dipping my toe in 3D modelling at the moment, so very steep learning curve.

Edit just checked - yes exactly as stated, just gone into options when saving as an STL file and the option is there.

Many thanks for your help

 

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