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How to export FE-results for 3D Printing?

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Hello everyone,


 


I would like to export my FE-results in a file-format suitable for 3D-printing. Using a zPrinter, I´d like to illustrate stress-analysis by a real 3-model. Is there anyone who has some experience on that topic?


 


Here are some ideas of (possible) suitable file formats:


 


.wrl (VRML)


.obj


.ply


 


Thanks in adavance!


 


Best regards,


Stefan


 


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Rahul, youre the best. Thanks a million!

Unfortunately there is no option to export the color of the contour with the .vrml. Do you know something about this: Is there a way to do it? Are there plans in the future?

Personally I like the idea of colored prints with the stress contours for discussion or other things like presentations!

Best regards!

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I don't see any future plan yet for this request .You can look in to below webinar links from Resource library for 3d printing.(Commercial customer can access)

http://web2.altairhyperworks.com/solidthinking-hbmncode?submissionGuid=6135ecc2-ce32-4ce8-bf16-abc091efffed
http://web2.altairhyperworks.com/optistruct-revolutionizes-lattice-structures-for-3d-printing-0?submissionGuid=b2c4c3dc-47c1-449b-ae8f-e755e8134c56

 

You can also explore Microsoft Hololens for this request.

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