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Spiralize function in combination with solid surfaces

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Hi everybody,

I have imported a model which consist of solid surfaces and sheet metal. Since I scaling this model I am unable to print the sheet metal parts since they are too thin. With spiralize I am able to print these however the solid footplate will be printed as a contour.

Is it possible to print solid surfaces and print contours of parts which are too thin at the same time? It would save me alot of time since I do not have to redesign the models in Solidworks...

Thanks in advance,

 

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Nozzle size cant be set lower then 0.1 mm which is still too much for the sheet metal part.

Another approach would be a scale option/tool where you can set minimum thickness in the target model... Does this excist?

 

Are you sure...?!

The value will be red, but you can set it lower. [i think I did set it to 0.01 to follow the line...]

Other option i still want to try is to start the cura engine command line, then you can do more option [i think] like sprialize with solid top. You can see and hack the "slice engine log" for this...

cheers \ joris

 

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Nozzle size cant be set lower then 0.1 mm which is still too much for the sheet metal part.

Another approach would be a scale option/tool where you can set minimum thickness in the target model... Does this excist?

 

If 0.1mm is too big to print your model then I think you're simply trying to print things that are too small for the printer to handle. What is the thickness of the sheet metal parts you're trying to print?

 

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If 0.1mm is too big to print your model then I think you're simply trying to print things that are too small for the printer to handle. What is the thickness of the sheet metal parts you're trying to print?

 

Yes I know I am printing object which the printer can't handle. Smallest thickness is original 1.5mm scale 1:30 gives 0.05. As mentioned I am trying to have Cura print this so I don't need to redesign the original model...

Setting up nozzle size 0.05 seems to work, i will test it and keep you informed.

 

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