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Learn Mesh2Surface For SOLIDWORKS® now! We highly recommend to watch them in the order they are listed.

Sample Files

Please note: You can use the sample files only for training purposes while learning Mesh2Surface For SOLIDWORKS® . You cannot redistribute the files or use them for any other purposes.

Basic part (prismatic shapes) STL:
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Aerosol knob (free form surface) STL:
Download

*All video tutorials and STL files created and owned by www.mesh2surface.com. Better 3D Lab is the official reseller of Mesh2Surface and QUICKSURFACE products in Australia.

 

Installation

You need to have a valid SolidWorks® license installed before you can install the Mesh2Surface plugin.

INSTALL MESH2SURFACE FOR SOLIDWORKS®

Exit SolidWorks® if has been launched in Windows. Download the installation file of the Mesh2Surface add-in. Double click it to start the installation.

Follow the instructions until it gets installed and then launch your SolidWorks® software. Start with a new part or an existing part.

ENABLE MESH2SURFACE IN SOLIDWORKS®

You should see a new Mesh2Surface tab in your UI.

If you don't see this tab in the UI, please go to Tools > Add-Ins...

Make sure both boxes under Active Add-ins and Start Up for Mesh2Surface are ticked. Hit OK.

Right-click SolidWorks® module tabs region and click Mesh2Surface to enable it.

ACTIVATE MESH2SURFACE ADD-IN

Click the License button below Settings.

A Licensing window will pop up. Copy your license key and paste it here.

Please note that even if you're just evaluating Mesh2Surface,  you still need a trial license key to activate the add-in. Please contact us at support@better3dlab.com to obtain a trial license key.

After activating Mesh2Surface, you need to restart SolidWorks® for it to take effect.

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