I get step files fairly often and they come in as a surface, because they did not design a gap in the corners. Is their an easy way to flatten these. I have attached a file to look at what I am talking about.
No easy way fot that.
Here is one way.
See image and file. Apply your k-factor or bend deduction etc.
I would ask them for parasolid files to see if that makes any difference.
They do come as a solid but any time the corners are closed solidworks automatically turns it into a surface.
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