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Nicolinux

Smart Infill

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Hi,

Another feature request/idea.

Printing without infill is king - it is really useful, fast and most of the time parts are durable and stable enough. I whish there would be a smart infill option that adds support material for areas inside the object.

Look at this example:

Those new areas appear at layer 77 ad go up to the top.

Screen Shot 2014 02 17 At 16.16.31

Screen Shot 2014 02 17 At 16.16.49

There is no way they will print like this. I have to print with infill (15%) to support them. But most of the infill (+infill printing time) is wasted.

It would be nice if Cura could catch this corner case and would add support only for those areas.

What do you think?

 

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