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Accommodating For Different Materials [message #65495] Thu, 04 April 2013 19:31 UTC Go to next message
avatar HMPoweredMan  is currently offline HMPoweredMan
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Currently I have been making my models with a .8mm wall so as to make them printable with Alumide and the Strong/Flexible Plastic

Is there a happy medium for wall width that would accomodate most materials while still keeping the prices of printing low?
It would be nice if you could have a specific .stl file per material(s) in a model. This would fix the issue.
Re: Accommodating For Different Materials [message #65499 is a reply to message #65495 ] Thu, 04 April 2013 20:17 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar Innovo  is currently offline Innovo
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With a 1 mm wall you can print everything (including sprue and wires) except SS, Ceramics and FCS.
Beyond that, prices will rise since you need 2 mm and after that 3 mm walls, for the other materials.

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Re: Accommodating For Different Materials [message #65614 is a reply to message #65495 ] Sat, 06 April 2013 09:40 UTC Go to previous message
avatar stop4stuff  is currently offline stop4stuff
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Or you could rebuild the model optimised for a specific material, upload that as a new product in its own right and cross link the items in the descriptions Smile


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