Object Too Small... Should I Make Multiples On A Sprue?

Discussion in 'Design and Modeling' started by PETE_M, Jul 15, 2017.

  1. PETE_M
    PETE_M New Member
    Hi there, I'm wanting to print a tiny hat. It's 10mm in diameter and less than 4mm high. Seems this is too small for Shapeways, so should I make several of these and put them on a sprue? Would this even work?
    Thanks in advance for any advice!
    Peter M
  2. IntelXeon
    IntelXeon Active Member
    yes sure would work, i do it all the time
  3. PETE_M
    PETE_M New Member
    Thanks, that's great to know. Do you have any tips on making a sprue? Would it need to be attached by boolean to the objects? I'm using Blender.
  4. IntelXeon
    IntelXeon Active Member
    just make a bar 1mm x 1mm or a wire frame when adding more objects to it
  5. PETE_M
    PETE_M New Member
    OK, that makes sense.... thanks again.