Disassemble tool

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Disassemble Tool

The Disassemble tool is meant to help streamline the fabrication process. This tool will take a given object, made of any number of planar surfaces, and customize the individual parts with the following parameters:

Joint Type – Box joint, butt joint, mitered joint

Material Thickness – based on specified building material or flat sheets for laser cutting

The Disassemble Tool also includes a labeling function for ease of reconstruction.


The development of the Disassemble tool has been in conjunction with Digitales Entwerfen (de-beta.fh-mainz.de).


Extract the files from the download package and place in the following folder:

C:\Program Files\Autodesk\<Max Installation Folder>\scripts\Para3D\parametric nodes

Close 3ds Max and reopen. The Disassemble tool will automatically be loaded the next time you open Para 3d. The Disassemble Tool can be found at: Add tab>PARA>Disassemble

Minimum Requirements

64-bit system

3ds Max 2011 or later

Note: this tool is exclusive to Para 3d Version 4.0 and later


The Disassemble tool is still in development and may produce unreliable results.

Download here

Version Requirement: 
max 2011 or higher
Other Software Required: 
Para 3d v 4.0 or higher
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