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ready STereoLithography

Abbreviation: STL

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STL files describe only the surface geometry of a three-dimensional object without any representation of color, texture or other common CAD model attributes. The STL format specifies both ASCII and binary representations.


Countries that developed this resource United States

Created in 1987

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How to cite this record STL; STereoLithography; DOI:; Last edited: July 16, 2019, 10:34 p.m.; Last accessed: Sep 27 2021 6:15 a.m.

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Record added: Aug. 18, 2015, 10:44 a.m.
Record updated: July 6, 2019, 6:31 p.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.

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SICAS Medical Image Repository
The Sicas Medical Image Repository is a medical database for academic, scientific, technical and clinical biomedical research and collaboration. Registration is required for data download and usage, although browsing and searching is available without registration.

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