Reading and writing binary STL files with Numpy

I’ve since written a library to replace this script and add more functionality such as reading/writing both binary and ascii STL files. See the blog post here

After seeing Sukhbinder’s implementation of reading STL files with Numpy I thought it would be a nice thing to have a simple STL class to both read and write the binary files.

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2 Responses to “Reading and writing binary STL files with Numpy”

  1. Sukhbinder | 2014-10-20 at 16:51:44 #

    Nice Rick!!! Makes the code more useful and thanks for putting it on pypi Wow why didn’t i think of it… Cheers!!


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