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PRINTING QUESTION [message #63576] Fri, 08 March 2013 18:08 UTC Go to next message
avatar Airoria  is currently offline Airoria
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Hi Guys,

I wanted to ask if I have a 3d file that has two pieces in it. Would the two pieces be printed?

Thank you


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Re: PRINTING QUESTION [message #63589 is a reply to message #63576 ] Fri, 08 March 2013 19:08 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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It depends on the material Razz but in the plastics, yes


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Re: PRINTING QUESTION [message #63591 is a reply to message #63576 ] Fri, 08 March 2013 19:12 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Haven't a clue.

Intended material and dimensions can help us help you Wink

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Re: PRINTING QUESTION [message #63594 is a reply to message #63589 ] Fri, 08 March 2013 19:23 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Hi,

I want to print in premium silver .
The distance between the two pieces is around 10mm.

[Updated on: Fri, 08 March 2013 19:25 UTC]

Re: PRINTING QUESTION [message #63595 is a reply to message #63594 ] Fri, 08 March 2013 19:28 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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I don't suppose the specifics on premium silver are really known, but I would assume you'll have to put them in separate part files.


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Re: PRINTING QUESTION [message #63598 is a reply to message #63576 ] Fri, 08 March 2013 19:36 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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I'm not sure about premium silver, but the other silvers allow natural pairs (ear rings, cuff links). I'll inquire about premium.


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Re: PRINTING QUESTION [message #63599 is a reply to message #63598 ] Fri, 08 March 2013 19:40 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Thank you guys,

I uploaded my file to them and is approved. Does it mean, it will print the two pieces.

Sorry I am new to Shapeways.

[Updated on: Fri, 08 March 2013 19:40 UTC]

Re: PRINTING QUESTION [message #63600 is a reply to message #63576 ] Fri, 08 March 2013 19:59 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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No, the upload only checks the bounding box, and what materials can be used for that size bounding box. It doesn't check to make sure you have sufficient wall thickness, or if you have multiple shells.


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Re: PRINTING QUESTION [message #63603 is a reply to message #63600 ] Fri, 08 March 2013 21:04 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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oh okay,

thanks for the help.
Re: PRINTING QUESTION [message #63722 is a reply to message #63603 ] Sun, 10 March 2013 06:02 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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As stated above for silver, no, not two parts unless it is cufflinks or earrings. However, there is a way around that. What you do is connect them together so that the two form one solid part. Then, after you receive the item from Shapeways, you separate it and polish the connection points. This then saves you having to pay two processing fees.

On the other hand, you need to be able to finish the two parts without causing damage. If Shapeways were to make a mistake and cause damage they just reprint and recast the item, whereas if you make a mistake and cause damage you'll have to reorder.








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Re: PRINTING QUESTION [message #63726 is a reply to message #63722 ] Sun, 10 March 2013 08:29 UTC Go to previous message
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^^^

Those 'lock & key earrings' look great, I'm sure they'll print well in silver Wink

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