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Bridging Settings With Modifier Block


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Posted · Bridging Settings With Modifier Block

Hey all,


So I've been experimenting with bridging settings for ABS and have some settings I like which entails having a lower density for the bridge layer. This all seems to be working as expected and no questions here.

What I found interesting is that if I apply a block to my bottom layer and set it to "Mesh Type: Modify settings for overlaps (Cutting Mesh)" that I have something interesting happen. Even through the bottom layer is a complete skin the slicer detects the next layer as a bridge and goes and prints it at the lower density. Seems like the slicer is detecting the bottom layer as empty because of the modifier block and is attempting to bridge it.

 

I'm seeing this in cura 4.4, 4.8, and 4.11

Attached is a picture showing the bottom 2 layers of a cube where I have done this.

 

Anyone have any ideas how to keep the experimental bridging settings enabled while also being able to add a modifier as I have done?

BridgeWeirdness.jpg

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