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how to print ? need advice on support structure planning

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The tube like box will print mostly fine in this configuration as the printer can "bridge" very well.

 

However there is an overhang lip along the top edge that will need to "print in mid air" in this orientation. One solution would be to add a temperary post to support that corner and clip the post off later.

 

Also inside the tube-box is a "shelf" shape. Because this is a 2D drawing of a 3D object I can't tell if that is

a) hanging from the ceiling

b ) sitting on the "floor"

c) suspendid in mid-air.

 

If B then it should print fine. If A then you could flip the print over. If C you will have to add a support at each end if you print in this orientation.

 

More tips here:

http://support.3dverkstan.se/article/38-designing-for-3d-printing

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