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need suggestions on material [message #44828] Sat, 03 March 2012 08:35 UTC Go to next message
avatar mossawi09  is currently offline mossawi09
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Hi guys,

I am planning to print this, about 3 inches tall... as you see there are some thin bits to it, which i want to make sure won't break off after 3d printing... (you can avoid the parts flying in the air, those will be removed).

http://behance.vo.llnwd.net/profiles2/119227/projects/172776 3/d057532890eac0e781a839e3065c834e.jpg

any suggestions on what material to go with, and what could work and what not?

thanks a lot! Smile
Re: need suggestions on material [message #44877 is a reply to message #44828 ] Mon, 05 March 2012 00:05 UTC Go to previous message
avatar stop4stuff  is currently offline stop4stuff
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Grab yourself a vopy of NetFabb Basic & use the measuring tools... from your image, judging by eye, I'd say if you upscaled the model to maybe 4 inches tall, you'd be able to get the model printed in White Strong & Flexible (0.7mm min wall thickness), otherwise as long as the walls are over 0.3mm and not supporting it would probably print ok in Frosted Ultra Detail.

The Materials Comparison Page shows the wall thicknesses for all the materials.

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