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Orientation of parts in Cura

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Hi

I have a wheel where the axle and front face of the wheel is NOT perpendicular. This means that when slicing the wheel "standing" on the axle, then the layers that makes up the wheel, is not symmetrical, Though the wheel is.

I care little for the axle, but want symmetrical print layers in the actual wheel, so is there a way i Cura to define a surface to be parallel to the printbed, and up?

The picture is what I don't want.

FrontWheel_Error.thumb.png.d3d884205e1737f7a815914d2fbbbfb6.png

The .stl ...Link to file

FrontWheel_Error.thumb.png.d3d884205e1737f7a815914d2fbbbfb6.png

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Is that the only option?  there is no way do define a surface to be parallel to the printbed? such as in CatalystEX?

 

The lay flat option tries to do this. It's a rather difficult problem, so it doesn't guarantee a perfect result.

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