3MF is an XML-based data format designed by the 3MF Consortium for additive manufacturing.
It is including model geometry, structure, material, color and property information.
|Normative document||List of several normative documents available at [Specification - 3MF Consortium] - https://3mf.io/3mf-specification/|
|Version/ Release state||2.2.0|
|Release date||24 August 2021|
|Goals||Improve data exchange in AM processes by provinding a standardized file format that can forward full digital part information.|
|Promoting bodies||3MF Consortium|
|Type||3MF Consortium Standard|
|IT Standard classification||
Text Format (ASCII/XML)
Geometry in tesselated representation
Extensible with propriatary content
|Additional available resources||
|Relevant prostep ivip project groups||
Additive Manufacturing Interfaces AMI )https://www.prostep.org/projekte/additive-manufacturing-interfaces-ami/)
3D Messdatenmanagement Implementor Forum (prostep.org) - https://www.prostep.org/projekte/3d-messdatenmanagement-implementor-forum/
AVAILABLE ACCOMPANYING DOCUMENTATION
There are currently 16 Founding Members and 10 Associate Members within the 3MF Consortium.
The 3MF File format is not intended to be standardized by a standardization body.