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I thinned down my model but it got more expensive?! [message #48023] Mon, 07 May 2012 21:58 UTC Go to next message
avatar andypidge  is currently offline andypidge
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I have just uploaded a model of a creamic mug, it was 96cm3 and a bit pricy. As I think I'd over engineered it a bit I remodelled it at the same size but with a thinner wall (now at the recommended 3mm down from 4mm). It is now 77cm3 so I expected it to be cheaper, but is actually 3€ more expensive, how can that be?
Re: I thinned down my model but it got more expensive?! [message #48028 is a reply to message #48023 ] Tue, 08 May 2012 00:07 UTC Go to previous message
avatar bradykineticcuriosities  is currently offline bradykineticcuriosities
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Ceramic is a little different in the pricing - they base it off of surface area instead of volume. It is likely that thinning the walls made your model have more surface area on the inside.

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