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Posted · 3d Printing a wavy structure

Hi,

I would like to 3D print a wavy structure. It follows a semi-circular footprint, and consists of a wavy slab, beams and arches. I would like to get some advice which is the best orientation, and what custom supports could I produce for this print (as it was test printed in plan orientation and failed.

I am interested in printing the slab separately to the structure, although I am attaching an image of the arches/beams in case these would somehow aid in 3D printing it. The overall length of the slab is roughly 200mm and the thickness possibly 2mm.

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Looking forward to hearing your advice,

thank you

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Posted (edited) · 3d Printing a wavy structure

I am on a UM3EX and I would just go with PLA with PVA supports. But it depends on the material strength you need as well as having two extruders.

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