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Crossing the "Thin Line" [message #42796] Thu, 26 January 2012 11:36 UTC Go to next message
avatar Plumguy  is currently offline Plumguy
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Got an error that my model has a "thin line" error.
Minimum seems to be 0.7 mm
The initial check did not pick this up.
Anyone out there able to advise what's wrong and
how to fix this, please?
Thanks in advance.

Re: Crossing the "Thin Line" [message #42807 is a reply to message #42796 ] Thu, 26 January 2012 16:11 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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The download attachment does not open.


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Re: Crossing the "Thin Line" [message #42809 is a reply to message #42796 ] Thu, 26 January 2012 16:15 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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The initial check, doesn't check for wall thickness. It checks the model to see if it's a solid mesh. The wall thickness has to be checked manually right now.


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Re: Crossing the "Thin Line" [message #42813 is a reply to message #42809 ] Thu, 26 January 2012 17:17 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar Plumguy  is currently offline Plumguy
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Youknowwho4eva wrote on Thu, 26 January 2012 16:15

The initial check, doesn't check for wall thickness. It checks the model to see if it's a solid mesh. The wall thickness has to be checked manually right now.

Thanks for the advice.
Guess I have more tuts to review! Smile
Re: Crossing the "Thin Line" [message #42846 is a reply to message #42813 ] Fri, 27 January 2012 03:37 UTC Go to previous message
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The file uploaded above was a ZIP file.. no real problem there.. just needed the extension changed.

Then, your model has a number of flipped faces.. Once those were fixed, the model appears to be correct. (Repaired file attached.)

What units did you specify when uploading this? If it was millimeters, then it's too small.. if you select Inches, then all the sizes here should work for the FUD material. If you're using any other material.. the segments in the top section (flame?) are all too thin.


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