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No time to fix a file? does it for you!

Do you need to have your data repaired or optimized urgently, but don't have the time to do it?

Do you rarely have files that require repairing, so you don't feel like investing in an entire software program?

Is the defective file too complicated to repair by yourself?

Then call on, a new Materialise service!

Materialise, provider of industry leading STL manipulation software, announces the start of its new on-line repair service called A team of dedicated engineers, working around the clock, repairs and optimizes your 3D CAD files. Files that can be fixed by using the 'automatic fixing' functionality are repaired free of charge. For parts that need more extensive repairing or optimization, the flexible pricing system is based on a 'No cure, no pay' guarantee.

As STL handling specialist, Materialise offers an extensive range of dedicated software packages with applications in many sectors like for example the RP sector and the FEA sector. The Materialise software doesn't only enable you to repair STL files with geometric defects (like holes and overlaps), but also allows the optimization of your data via e.g. smoothing operations. Thanks to the high level of automation and the powerful capabilities, all this is done within the shortest lead times, enabling you to shorten your time-to-market.

To complete the range Materialise now starts a 24hour, on-line Internet service which repairs and optimizes STL data. The service also provides a quick translation to STL from point clouds and following formats: Unigraphics/Parasolid, IGES, VDA, DXF (3D Faces), VRML and CATIA.

When you upload your file, you will receive an e-mail informing you with the list of errors and with the cost to repair your file. If you then decide to order, you can track the status of your order on the Project List Page and consult information about individual files simply by clicking on the Project ID.

In the case you want to discuss your file with one of the STLfix engineers, you can download the Magics Communicator free viewer at With this free viewer you can start and accept on-line real-time 3D conferences with the team.

Try it yourself at or stop by at one of our Materialise booths at the Euromold 2001 fair.

Materialise Booth Locations:
Hall 8, Stand G149-H148
Hall 9, Stand G43.

About Materialise:

Materialise, with headquarters in Belgium, started in 1990 in the sector of rapid prototyping. Since that time, the company has experienced an exponential growth. Materialise is more than just one of the leading European Rapid Prototyping providers. Materialise also develops innovative applications enabling advanced use of the rapid prototyping techniques. Materialise software is used worldwide by the leading companies of the automotive, aerospace and consumer electronics. The 'Magics' software line provides a variety of solutions for data handling in product communication, rapid prototyping and rapid tooling. Materialise has offices all over the world and the largest software development team in the RP sector with locations in Belgium and Kiev (Ukraine).

Questions or remarks? Please visit the company's website at

For more information, contact:
For the US:
Materialise US, 6111 Jackson Road, Ann Arbor MI48103, phone (734) 662 5057. E-mail: Email Contact
Materialise US, 121 Grier Road, Vernon, CT 06066, phone (860) 646 3948. E-mail: Email Contact

For Europe: Materialise NV, Technologielaan 15, 3001 Leuven, Belgium, phone +32 (16) 39 66 11. E-mail: Email Contact

For Japan: Yokohama Portside Building 2F, 8-1 Sakae-cho-Kanagawa-ku, Yokohama, phone +81 (45) 44 04 591. E-mail: Email Contact

For the rest of Asia: Unit D6-03 Phileo Damansara 1, No 9 Jln. 16/11, 46350 Petaling Jaya, Malayasia, phone (603) 7765 2966. E-mail: Email Contact