3D File Repair Service - 3Design NZ

3D File Repair Service - 3Design NZ


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File formats that we repair also include: .3ds, .obj, .wrl, .ply, .zpr, .fbx, .bld and .skp.

Please feel free to download this excellent STL viewer to analyse your own STL's: Netfabb Basic

Please email your files to design@3dinnovation.co.nz

When exporting to an STL format, or other formats from your favourite CAD software, errors can occur that make up the polygon mesh. These errors have to be corrected before 3D printing or rapid prototyping will be successful.


3D File Repair Service

Look at the example below:
3Design Sketchup Model

This model from Google Sketchup looks perfectly fine. However, once exported into a STL format, one can see the errors.
3Design Sketchup Errors

• 12,994 Inverted Normals
• 9134 Bad Edges
• 1483 Bad Contours
• 687 Near Bad edges
• 1026 Planar Holes
• 1507 Shells
• 94 possible Noise shells
• 36005 Intersecting Triangles

This can be overwhelming and time consuming to correct.


3D File Repair Service - 3Design file repair service can fully correct and scale your models

3Design Sketchup Corrected Model

• 0 Inverted Normals
• 0 Bad Edges
• 0 Bad Contours
• 0 Near Bad edges
• 0 Planar Holes
• 1 Shells
• 0 Possible Noise Shells
• 0 Intersecting Triangles

We also have the ability to "Shrink Wrap" models with excessive errors

Before shrink wrapped
3Design Sketchup Before Shrinkwrap

After shrink wrap
3Design Sketchup After Shrinkwrap