How to export STL files with 3Shape TRIOS

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3Shape TRIOS STL Export Setup

Before You Begin:

  • Your 3Shape TRIOS dongle has to have the TRIOS Scan Export (STL) added.
  • TRIOS Scan Export (STL) is a free add-on on your dongle.  To confirm if you have this free add-on, contact your authorized 3Shape TRIOS reseller.

Steps to Setup STL Output on TRIOS POD:

Step1- On the desktop of the unit that the POD is connected to, create a new folder that is named: STL Export.

  • Open the folder and create two subfolders and name them: Incoming and Outgoing
  • Launch the TRIOS software. Go to Configure > Lab Connections.

Step 2- Launch the TRIOS software. Go to Configure > Lab Connections.

  • Choose FTPin the drop-down for External Connection Method.

Step 3- Select Add New Direct Connect Lab.

  • Fill in the Lab name: STL Export.
  • Choose the folder path – make sure that the STL Export folder that was created on the desktop in the previous step is selected.
  • Username and password for this are not necessary.

Step 4- Test the Connection by clicking on Test settings.

  • Should say that the direct connect settings are correct.

Step 5- When you return to the list of Lab Connections, you should now have an STL Export as a connected lab.

Step 6- Next time that a case is created, you will want to make sure to choose STL Export lab when setting up the order.

Step 7- When the case is finished, and images have been post-processed. You will see the prompt for the TRIOS Scan Export (STL):

  • Click on TRIOS Scan Export (STL)
  • Choose the STL Exportfolder on the desktop and Save.

Step 8- This will export your case to the STL Export location on the desktop. You will see the Order # – open that up.

  • There will be 3 STL Files and also a 3ox File. These files can then be sent to a lab via email or flash drive.
  • Rename file to the correct patient to keep track of scan.

Steps to Setup STL Output on TRIOS CART:

Step 1- Go to Configure tab on Home screen and click into System > Open Explorer.

Step 2- Go to C Drive and create a new folder named: STL Export.

Step 3- Open the folder and create two subfolders.

  • Name them: Incoming and Outgoing. 

Step 4-  Go back to Configure page.

Step 5- Select Add new Direct Connect Lab.

  • Fill in the Lab name: STL Export.
  • Choose the folder path – make sure that the STL Exportfolder that was created on the desktop in the previous step is selected.
  • Username and password for this are not necessary.

Step 6- Test the Connection by clicking on Test settings

  • Should say that the direct connect settings are correct.

Step 7- When you return to the list of Lab Connections, you should now have a STL Export as a connected lab.

Step 8- Next time that a case is created, you will want to make sure to choose STL Export lab when setting up the order.

Step 9- At the back of the cart there is a USB port. This can be used to copy the case.

Step 10- When case is finished and its ready to be sent. You will see Export to PlanMill. Browse to the location where it needs to be saved.

Last Updated On December 17, 2018

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