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Posted · "Jagged" shell

Hello, I'm getting an odd defect in a model I'm trying to print, the shells you see in the picture are not supposed to look like this, they are supposed to be straight, as they are straight in other slicers I have loaded the model in. Since I prefer Cura, I'm curious to know what is causing this? This is using the unmodified "standard quality" profile. The result of this is the outer shell having wavy artifacts due to the way these shells are sliced. 

 

Is this just the way Cura is going to slice it? I've tried playing around with various options but nothing has helped.

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    Posted · "Jagged" shell

    Thanks for the file. The problem is that the model consists of 6 meshes. You need to merge those separate curved side pieces into the main model to make a single mesh.

    Here's a close up of the meshes, you can see that the triangles that make up the curved side piece are not integrated into the main mesh.

     

    Screenshot_2020-06-29_21-48-23.thumb.png.8893f766e800c4868c20c6d326b01385.png

     

    And here's Cura's display with one of the sub-meshes highlighted.

     

    Screenshot_2020-06-29_21-45-52.thumb.png.98fc029e44e6eef2b1c81f91c9cdc0cf.png

     

    You should install the Cura Mesh Tools plugin from the marketplace to get the ability to check meshes and split them.

     

    Unfortunately, I don't know if Cura can merge these non-overlapping meshes so it would be best if you did that before loading the model into Cura.

     

     

     

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