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 Topic: Sprue for multiple parts [SolidWorks Help]
Re: Sprue for multiple parts [SolidWorks Help] [message #103833 is a reply to message #103472 ] Thu, 27 November 2014 00:53 UTC
avatar michaelsngws  is currently offline michaelsngws
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Registered: March 2014
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Thanks for your tip.

I found this video after searching in the direction you've prompted and I think I have found the solution.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5fOVVacUUGQ

For some strange reason, even using the netfabb cloud tool to turn it into one part, Shapeway still recognizes it as multiple parts. So I think having them as combined solid bodies should be the only way to get it working with the Shapeway website. Thanks.

I'll have to try this when I have more time.
Re: Sprue for multiple parts [SolidWorks Help] [message #103834 is a reply to message #103833 ] Thu, 27 November 2014 01:32 UTC
avatar stonysmith  is currently offline stonysmith
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That likely means you have a gap between the parts.
Even if it's .001 mm - it's still a gap.

If you'd like, PM the file to me and I'll take a look.


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