Model Size WAAAY off from Sketchup

Discussion in 'Software and Applications' started by tempusr61557_b6e9d2ac62a, Dec 6, 2010.

  1. I'm trying to print from Sketchup v8. My model is small - about 2" wide by 3 3/4" long by 2 3/16" tall. I ran it through Meshlab and Acutrans as outlined in the Sketchup tutorial without and problems.

    I'm getting an email back from Shapeways that my model is too large: 737.53" x 420" x 422"

    I'm not sure what I've done wrong... help.
  2. The model size appears to me to be correct from within AccuTrans too.

  3. stop4stuff
    stop4stuff Well-Known Member
    In Accutrans, save as an .stl - StereoLithography (Binary) - Click on 'Use Units' to bring up the Scale Factor sub window and make sure your Import and Export units are right.

    When you upload the .stl file to Shapeways, are you ticking the correct units box?

    Last edited: Dec 7, 2010