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Posted (edited) · Tree Support and Support Density

I noticed that, when Tree support is used, the setting Support Density is still availabe with the calculated value of 0.

 

What does Support Density mean for Tree support? The density of the branches?

 

Thank you for some clues!

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    Posted · Tree Support and Support Density

    Like on normal support it controls the amount of support infill inside the trunk or branches.  At "0%" you get the outer wall only.  At 50% you will see a lot of lines inside the trunk and branches.  Below is the definition from the "Cura Settings Explained" webpage.  You can also locate it because it is in the sticky "Cura Settings Explained" that is always the first posted thread when you visit the forum.  That may have been why there were no responses to this thread.

     

    When you go to the page there are example models with different Support Density.

     

    Support density

    This defines the density of support structures. A higher value will lead to stronger support, but these will be more difficult to remove and take more time to print.

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