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Export Sketch into Mastercam MX5

Question asked by Paul Anderson on Jan 15, 2014
Latest reply on Jan 17, 2014 by Lenny Bucholz

Hey everyone,

 

I am working on a project where I traced over a picture, I used SW to perform the trace because my Mastercam experience is limited. The trace is nothing more than a sketch. I want to take this sketch and import it into Mastercam (I have MX5) so I can use a VMM to engrave into a piece of stock.

 

I am having trouble exporting out of SW. I have tried Parasolid (.x_t), .stl, and IGES. SW says there is no geometry to export, I am assuming because I have not created a solid.

 

Any suggestion on how to go about exporting the sketch so I can import into Mastercam?

 

Any suggestions to improve the overall process?

 

I have included a screengrab of the sketch. I will add a picture of the SW screen in a little bit.

 

Thank you for any help.

 

Maltese Sketch.PNG

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