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Posted · Half Cirlces not printing



Hi all,


As you can see on the left we have a model i created in maya. Exported to obj format and then loaded into cura. Now i have conformed all the normals so its facing the right side as i initially suspected that was the issue. If anyone has ideas id appreciate it as this is my first exported model so bound to run into issues.


I understand maya isnt the precision accuracy software that i should be using but i enjoy making models in it quite a lot.


Thanks for your help,





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    Posted · Half Cirlces not printing
    21 minutes ago, Framar said:

    Last time I've seen such odd behavior was caused by the 3D model that is not right.


    I would agree. However debugging the issue is proving difficult.


    I have attached the model for anyone's convenience. 

    door v1.obj

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    Posted · Half Cirlces not printing
    3 hours ago, tinkergnome said:

    That's how your model looks in Meshmixer. I guess it's not close to what you expect, it is not a solid piece, it is not even flat - perhaps the pictures give some clues?






    Another paper with some crucial things to keep in mind:




    How weird, it looks similar.. outside of maya the obj appears corrupt.. I will be reading the paper you linked. If i find a solution ill be sure to come back and share.


    Thanks for your time



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    Posted · Half Cirlces not printing

    And the part is not flat either (seen from the side). That might cause you some problem laying the print on the build plate...



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