How to Unzip a Zip file with 7-Zip

So, you have purchased a CAD file from and you have downloaded the file.  You will notice that the file is a zip file.  A zip file compresses the files that are placed into it so that download times are shorter, storage is less and all your files are in one file.  You need … [Read more…]

How to Hollow Out a Solid STL File

Due to the rise in 3D printing, people are wanting to make a model that uses the least amount of material. Here is a method we use to create a hollow STL model. 1st. Download and install AutoDesk’s Meshmixer. This is the only software you need and it’s free. 2nd. Import your STL file.  File->Import 3rd. … [Read more…]