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Importing OBJ / 3DM file

saffron_lordsaffron_lord Member Posts: 2
I am trying to import a OBJ file make in Rhino into onshape but for some reason I am getting a mix of surfaces and parts. I just want parts. Is there any way someone can troubleshoot this for me?


  • billy2billy2 Member, OS Professional, Mentor, Developers, User Group Leader Posts: 1,985 PRO
    OBJ is tessellated data.

    There are no parts or surfaces in obj (that I've seen):

    You may want to try step/stp output to get surfaces:

    Remember there are no solids/parts in translation formats or inside onshape for that matter. A part is a state when a manifold encloses a volume.

    You can get stuff out of Rhino, you just have to understand the underlying geometry though.
  • nick_papageorge073nick_papageorge073 Member Posts: 492 PRO
    Rhino can export as step and iges. Either of those two should work well if you can re-export.
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