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STL Viewer

STL-Viewer STL Files: STL (an abbreviation of “stereolithography”) is a file format native to the stereolithography CAD software. Nowadays STL files are widley used within 3D-Printing technology. Please note: This project is currently flagged as experimental. The viewer is implemented as a web-application which emulates a local web-server. Known Problem so far: The application has a memory limit, which might be reached quite soon. In other words: when trying to view STL-files bigger than appr.

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STL files: Convert from ascii to binary

Convert STL files from ascii to binary STL (an abbreviation of “stereolithography”) is a file format native to the stereolithography CAD software. For a full description of the specification refer to the following links: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/STL-Schnittstelle https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/STL_(file_format) Purpose: Since the introduction of the 3D-Printing technology, the stereolithy (STL) file format has become very popular. In general, there are 2 possible file-formats : ascii and binary STL files. The most common format is ascii, although it consumes a lot more disc space and also takes significant more time to read in comarison to its binary counterpart.

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