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The CADspan Plugin for SketchUp allows generation of solid, 3D printable STL files directly from a SketchUp model.

The plugin provides several tools to ease the process of preparing a model for 3D printing:

-Resurfacer: Shrinkwrap a model into one continuous, solid mesh

-3D Print Visualization Style: A visual style that highlights problem areas in a model

-Layerize tool: Easily move all geometry within components and groups to a layer

-Smooth/Unsmooth: Toggle smoothing on a model's rounded geometry

-Free Version for personal use and small applications

-NEW! CADspan for SketchUp plugin (version 2.17) now includes free STL import and export! Works with Sketchup Versions 8, 7, and 6 (Windows) and Version 8 (Mac OS X)

-Get A Free 30 Day Trial CADspan Pro

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Learn more:

Information Page

CADspan Plugin User Guide

Info and Tutorial Videos

SketchUp Demo File

Help Page

Visit the AEC 3DP community for user-contributed blogs, discussion forums, tutorials and more on the CADspan plugin for SketchUp.

3D Printing Your CAD Model is Quick and Easy with CADspan
 
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CADspan's 3D Print Thickness Calculator will help you determine what adjustmets need to be made to a model so that it's finer details will resolve on a 3D printer. Learn more about what this tool is used for.

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