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Posted (edited) · red bottom layer?

hi!

i've been making my 3D STL/OBJ files first with photoshop and now moved to autocad 2021, and in both cases when i import the STL or OBJ into cura the software gives me a "red layer" on the whole bottom side even if it's not sitting on the hot bed, what does it mean? is it a problem?

i'm new to 3D printing ^^" might be a dumb question....

 

thanks for the help! 😄

i've attached 2 pics of the same object in cura and the STL file if it might help to understand better the situation ^^

bottom side of 3D object.PNG

same object but upside down.PNG

base+soul.stl

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    Posted · red bottom layer?

    The red here visualises overhang that would normally need support. But because the bottom layer touches the buildplate, no support is needed.

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    Posted (edited) · red bottom layer?

      

    1 minute ago, ahoeben said:

    The red here visualises overhang that would normally need support. But because the bottom layer touches the buildplate, no support is needed.


    ok, so there's no problem with my file, seeing red made me worry about a possible problem i couldn't understand ^^" thanks so much! 😄

     

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