See an example of my STEP work! Open up
Read more about STEP.
one option, e.g. "Series AN", chose
the options to describe your model, then chose "Draw Part", after the
2d drawing is made,
select the disk icon,
format, to save the text based *stp file to your hard drive (call it
an.stp), then select Finish on the Active X control to return control
to the main browser.
The ActiveX control spawns a process which takes a couple of mininutes
to write out the step file.
You can read the file using an editor or better yet,
a better choice would be to use a cad viewer like
professional CAD tool like OpenCascade, Pro/E, SolidEdge
, or SolidWorks
Note that the file is facetted STEP, not Advanced BREP, so some readers
might not read that version of STEP.