Which software to design alternative casings

Steve Mosher steve at openmoko.com
Fri Dec 26 19:25:32 CET 2008

  Tully might be able to give you some pointers.

  Tully? please and thank you.

Pander wrote:
> Hi all,
> Soon I'm granted some serious playtime on a 3D plotter and I would like
> to create alternative casings for FreeRunner. Now, I am looking for open
> source (Linux) software to design my alternative casing.
> I have downloaded the CAD files and they comprise of:
> - Pro/Engineer Wildfire 3.0 files .asm and .prt
> - IGES (Initial Graphics Exchange Specification) files .igs
> - STEP files .stp
> Can anyone tell me which open source software I can use to work with
> these files?
> I have discovered that BRL-CAD can import ans export IGES, an .deb
> package is already on its way:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/311405 However, I have no idea
> how to get started on this ;) Any suggestions are welcome.
> Regards,
> Pander
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