Jump to content
Ultimaker Community of 3D Printing Experts
Sign in to follow this  

Cura 14.03 strange behaviour with too thin walls

Recommended Posts

I'm trying to find the right way to print architectural models.

Up too 13.12, Cura was just ignoring the too thin walls (like for example windows in my models, that would be .01mm thick). SO the doors and windows wher automaticaly removed.

In 14.03, those very thin parts are sometime strangelys fill, with some layers filled, and some ignored, resulting in very ugly printings.


Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

from my experience. it is better to export your model without the glass in the windows and doors. it is just extra data that cannot be printed at the scale of an ultimaker print. it is better if you remove all the small tiny elements within a window and just have the outside frame. if you need the inside frame, increase the dimensions so they are printable...

mini mini details and super thin parts are no help to you or the print process... I learned that the hard way !

Ian :-)


Share this post

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
Sign in to follow this  

  • Our picks

    • How to 3D print with reinforced engineering materials
      Ultimaker is hosting a webinar where we explain how you can achieve and maintain a high print success rate using these new reinforced engineering materials. Learn from Ultimaker's Product Manager of Materials and top chemical engineer Bart van As how you can take your 3D printing to that next level.
      • 2 replies
    • "Back To The Future" using Generative Design & Investment Casting
      Designing for light-weight parts is becoming more important, and I’m a firm believer in the need to produce lighter weight, less over-engineered parts for the future. This is for sustainability reasons because we need to be using less raw materials and, in things like transportation, it impacts the energy usage of the product during it’s service life.
        • Like
      • 12 replies

Important Information

Welcome to the Ultimaker Community of 3D printing experts. Visit the following links to read more about our Terms of Use or our Privacy Policy. Thank you!