Jump to content

Error messages


ultimakermaker
Go to solution Solved by ultimakermaker,

Recommended Posts

Posted · Error messages

Like many people, it seems, I'm receiving model error messages about extra surfaces.  There are no extra surfaces.  Everything is manifold per Blender and no errors.  When I slice the model in Ulimaker Cura, it looks like it's printing properly.  All these errors confuse me.  Having come from CNC routing in which you import an image and design the model in the cutting program--no problems at all--I'm confused to see all these alerts when importing from Blender, which is usually the go-to place to fix things outside Autodesk.  I want to simply print the model based on the slice preview, but I also do not want to waste a bunch of filament or mess up my printer.  Advice?

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    • Solution
    Posted · Error messages

    I figured it out.  I use IdeaMaker for import as it has detailed reporting and error correction.  Then I export from IM and import into UM Cura.  I don't really care about the errors--just how to fix them.  Frankly, when I build something in Blender or anywhere else, the errors shouldn't exist  at all and reflect non-standardized, fragmented, poorly developed build systems.  That IM can fix it (slowly) is awesome.  That UM Cura is easy on the eyes and has a variety of pre-made printer templates, also awesome.  So--although this is sort of a dumb problem that shouldn't exist but does and isn't really fixed, the dual-system workaround works.  If Idea Maker's UI looked a little better, there wouldn't even be a need for a dual system.

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Create an account or sign in to comment

    You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

    Create an account

    Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

    Register a new account

    Sign in

    Already have an account? Sign in here.

    Sign In Now
    • Our picks

      • UltiMaker Cura 5.8 beta released
        Another Cura release has arrived and in this 5.8 beta release, the focus is on improving Z seams, as well as completing support for the full Method series of printers by introducing a profile for the UltiMaker Method.
          • Like
        • 1 reply
      • Introducing the UltiMaker Factor 4
        We are happy to announce the next evolution in the UltiMaker 3D printer lineup: the UltiMaker Factor 4 industrial-grade 3D printer, designed to take manufacturing to new levels of efficiency and reliability. Factor 4 is an end-to-end 3D printing solution for light industrial applications
          • Thanks
          • Like
        • 3 replies
    ×
    ×
    • Create New...