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Posted · gCode not printing holes

G'Day Gang,

I am having a issue with a gcode file not printing holes that are part of the model. The first image is the layer view and the second is the solid view. How do I get it to print with the holes in the right place?


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    Posted · gCode not printing holes

    I guess you have a problem with your STL file (not watertight), because it is also strange that you have this red part in the solid view, which normally indicates an overhang.


    Check the x-ray view in Cura if you see some red parts there, if so, then your model has some defects.

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    Posted · gCode not printing holes

    The red on top (instead of on the bottom) in solid view means that the normals of your model are reversed. It should by itself not influence slicing (because CuraEngine does not use the normals). If you install the Mesh Tools plugin from the Marketplace, it will add a function that will let you fix the normals. It will also tell you when there's a problem with your mesh.

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