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Importing PCB from Eagle

daniel_haberdaniel_haber Member Posts: 3
Hi, I've created a PCB in Eagle and would like to export it from Eagle and then import it into OnShape so I can design a box for it. I can't find a way to do this. There seems to be an old app IDF-to-3D that no longer exists that would have done this, but I don't think it exists anymore.

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  • owen_sparksowen_sparks Member, Developers Posts: 2,095 PRO
    Yes, bloody annoying isn't it?  I attended an Autodesk webinar to ask them how you get their Eagle PCB's into their Fusion360 so I could CNC the copper to make prototype PCB's.  Their answer was along the lines of "Yeah, that's the ultimate goal, it sure would be nice to do that some day."  I'm so very glad I bougt seats of Eagle and F360!

    In the mean time it can squirt solid models of the PCB substrate and the components into 360, and a dodgy looking image/decal "representing" what the tracks would look like.  You can then take those solids, export them as step files and them import into Onshape, but alas, no tracks will be present.

    What is your end goal here, enclosure design?

    O.S.
    Production Engineer
    HWM-Water Ltd
  • daniel_haberdaniel_haber Member Posts: 3
    @Marc_Miller Thank you!!!! I had Eagle 9.1.3 so I upgraded to 9.3 and it worked! Does look a little funny but it will be a lot easier to make an enclosure now.
  • joe_dunnejoe_dunne Onshape Employees, Developers Posts: 135
    edited February 13
    FYI.... there will soon be a new App Store App, that will address this topic. It looks to me to be very good. Its likely they will be looking for interested users soon. Send me an email if this is of interest to you [email protected] IDX..... ProSTEP approach.
    Joe Dunne / Onshape, Inc.
  • owen_sparksowen_sparks Member, Developers Posts: 2,095 PRO
    @Marc_Miller - Thanks for the heads up!

    @joe_dunne ; - Email sent :)

    Cheers, Owen S.
    Production Engineer
    HWM-Water Ltd
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