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Medial axis extraction from a .STL file

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Surya Prakash Pandeya
Surya Prakash Pandeya on 6 Apr 2021
Answered: darova on 6 Apr 2021
How to extract a medial axis of a 3D object usng the .STL file generated from a CAD file? It would be very helpful If anyone can illustrate the process using a .STL file of a simple cylinder. and how to import those generated lines in a solid modelling software?

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darova
darova on 6 Apr 2021
An example
[x,y,z] = cylinder(10);
h = surf(x,y,z);
p = surf2patch(h,'triangle');
p.facecolor = 'red';
stlwrite('test',p)
Then just open .STL file from your software

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