Polygon model files (.ply) can be generated from many other 3D models, including the 3D ACIS model files (.sat). This can typically be done with some a dedicated model translation program or CAD program.
Convert 3D ACIS model file to Polygon graphics.
We found 4 software records in the database related to .sat to .ply file format conversion.
Microsoft Windows software - convert sat to ply on Windows
Leading 2D and 3D CAD development software from Autodesk
Convert from sat file format
The tables with software actions are a good pointer for what a certain program does with various file types and often may give users a good hint how to perform certain file conversion, for example the above-mentioned sat to ply. However, it is not perfect and sometimes can show results which are not really usable because of how certain programs work with files and the possible conversion is thus actually not possible at all.
A 3D CAD translation softwate
A dedicated CAD converter
Apple macOS / Mac OS X software - convert sat to ply on OS X
Mac version of popular Autodesk AutoCAD software