Re: [ModelersCad] Re: 3D printing - advice needed
- Shapeways may be using the replacement to the HR, but they are not utilizing it to its fullest (high resolution) potential. I got very good quality prints from PAP with little or no clean up, and none of the orientation, or striation issues currently experienced by users of Shapeways FUD marterial.DonnellRomans 10:9-10
- On Tue, 24 Apr 2012 13:19:09 -0700 (PDT), D Wells wrote:
> Hi Bill,The resolution is 375 x 375 x 790 (x y z)DPI for FD and 750 x 750 x
> Is there a way to optimize one's part/.stl file for Shapeways, that
> will print with accepable resolution using FUD material, regardless
> of print orientation?
890 DPI for FUD
> Also, how do you, or how would you compensateLike all similar machines there are surface artefacts that need to be
> for the areas of that part's various surfaces that come in contact
> with support material?
removed by sanding or scraping. This is how one of my customers tackled
the process <http://www.lner.info/forums/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=6919>. I
saw the finished model at the weekend and the surface finish is
indistinguishable from an injection moulding.
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