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Posted · Is it possible to change the toolpath of the inner layer from the outer layer?



I am trying to find out if a double layered model can have an inner layer with a different toolpath from the outer layer.


I could achieve this with a surface model but then I have to control the tolerances myself. changing for example layer width would require a change in the model.  That is why  I want to find out if it is possible to do this with an infill mesh in Cura.



picture 1: (2 models) - The rectangular model acts as an infill mesh.




picture2: Showing what happens when sliced - The outer wall follows the same path as the inner wall.



Picture3: Showing what I would like to achieve - The outer wall follows the path of the main object - The inner wall follows the path of the infill mesh.


I hope to have informed enough for now! Please let me know if something like this is possible!


Thank you,


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    Posted · Is it possible to change the toolpath of the inner layer from the outer layer?

    Oh.  Just set wall lines to 1 or 2 and it should be what you want.  You set walls to zero and that's why there is no outer wall.  So increase that value.


    You can have a mesh modifier where the inside of the mesh is no different than the outside.  And you will still get what I think you want - those intruding walls to strengthen the part.

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