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How to import a downloaded ".SLDPRT" file into Blender? Using VRML 1.0 is not an option

By Rick Simon on 01 Aug 16:36 9 answers 28199 views 6 comments

I would like to use SolidWorks fileformats in Blender, but Blender does not allow it to be imported, but most of the content here is in SolidWorks. How can I make it work, I only use Blender, and I'd like to use SolidWorks formats that can be found on this website.

9 answers

  • Stephen Nyberg
    Stephen Nyberg over 3 years ago

    I asked Andreas Gkertsos to add access to his project to allow people to add renders and files to it but until then, I have taken his file and saved it in a bunch of different file formats. I hope one of these will work in Blender for you, I am not familiar with this software so if you know of a file format that you would like I can try to include it. Hope this helps.


    Spark_Plug.U3D, 1.18 MB
    spark_plug.cgr, 443 KB
    spark_plug.prt.1, 4.68 MB
    Spark_Plug.STL, 3.08 MB
    spark_plug.wrl, 3.11 MB
    Spark_Plug.STEP, 1.17 MB
    Spark_Plug.IGS, 1.73 MB
    Spark_Plug_144.IGS, 2.41 MB
    Spark_Plug.x_b, 275 KB
    Spark_Plug.x_t, 483 KB
  • Chris Hill
    Chris Hill over 3 years ago

    You can download e-drawings from here

    then load in your solidworks file then "save as" stl and then import into blender.

  • Stephen Nyberg
    Stephen Nyberg about 4 years ago

    Many people will upload other formats like STEP or IGES. Is they don't ask them or ask some one from the community to convert a specifics file for you.

  • Rick Simon
    Rick Simon about 4 years ago

    Is there no other way than that? That is really tedious :(

  • raychtsang
    raychtsang over 3 years ago

    I use Solid Work 2012 to load .SLDPRT and save as.stl. Then import the .stl files to Blender.

  • Ian
    Ian over 3 years ago

    .stl is the best conversion going from solidworks to blender.

  • shantanu chauhan
    shantanu chauhan about 1 year ago

    how can i import solidworks file in blender, without losing decals (colors and appearance) ?? i tried importing .stl and .wrl in blender, but i lost decals... can anyone help...???

  • Adrian MB
    Adrian MB almost 3 years ago

    You can sign up in 3D content central, upload your Solidworks ASM or PART then you can download it in your preferred format included STL.

    I often use this way when i don't have acces to solidworks, you don't even have to install any program.

  • Marcin
    Marcin over 3 years ago

    You can also use FreeCad to convert files to .stl which can be imported to blender easly.

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