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RepRap 3D Printing WITHOUT the Tyranny of Triangles... Goodbye STL?


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This is good. STL is bad - mkay.

There is also the Additive Manufacturing File Format out there too:

http://www.3dfuture.com.au/2011/07/additive-manufacturing-file-format-what-it-means/

I'll leave that with you learned folks!
#1 Andy (Homepage) on 2011-10-21 04:01 (Reply)
Thanks Andy,

There are loads of good things about AMFF, but my understanding is the 3D printers have to translate curved triangles from the file into points, with triangles, so all of the grunt work is transferred from the 3D modelling software to the 3D printer.

We do need a better way to deal with more complex materials, let's see who gets there first/best ?
#1.1 Duann on 2011-10-21 04:17 (Reply)

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