New versions of software for preparing and repairing 3D CAD data for rapid prototyping and simulation comes from DeskArtes in Finland, represented here by NEST Technologies, Inc., Studio City, Calif. New Version 8.0 of DeskArtes’ 3Data Expert includes an improved user interface and data structures for converting common CAD formats into “sliced” STL, ZPR, or VRML files used by rapid-prototyping and CAE simulation systems. The software also detects and automatically repairs errors in the TL, ZPR, and VRML models. DeskArtes’ Expert Series version 8.0 also includes improvements to Dimensions Expert software, which splits STL data into pieces when the model is bigger than the build space of the machine. DeskArtes says such a task typically requires software costing five to 10 times more. (818) 761-6500 • www.nesttechnologies.com
Nest Technologies Inc.
3849 Ridgemoor Dr. Studio City, CA 91604
Phone (818) 761-6500