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Posted · PNG Image (circle ) to G-code by Cura How-to

Hi All,

 

I have a .png image that is a circle only. Is it possible to use cura to generate g-code that does not have Z depth?

I just like to convert image (circle track) to g-code, such that I can input for printer to do circle print only.

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    Posted · PNG Image (circle ) to G-code by Cura How-to

    You can change the Z height to 0.28 mm or another layer height. 

    You will have than one layer printed. See the example below.

    2144755790_Screenshot(27).thumb.png.314354e744c3be0698d9782c9c1ef459.png

     

    Please let me know if that will work for you.

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    Posted (edited) · PNG Image (circle ) to G-code by Cura How-to

    Hi,

    Thanks for input! When I set Z a value, I can do slice and save to a gcode file .

    But I see a model error. is it correct?

    And in advance,

    I have another question about how to generate g-code for the purpose:

    1. if I would like to do multiple circle with the same one. It means the printer repeat draw the same circle.

    2. is it possible to set the direction when the printer draw a circle ? Clockwise or Counterclockwise

     

    Image 10.png

     

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    Posted · PNG Image (circle ) to G-code by Cura How-to

    Sorry I am not sure what you mean. 

     

    You can still slice your model even it is not manifold. But you need to look closely in the preview tab to see what will not be printed. 

     

    On 1/27/2021 at 7:12 AM, Diaz3341 said:

    if I would like to do multiple circle with the same one. It means the printer repeat draw the same circle.

    You want this in the same print?

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