Questions tagged [graphics]

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Rule of thumb for small type

Is there a good rule of thumb for small type on 3d printed pieces? Minimum type size? Good typeface for accurate reproduction?
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How can I get a 3D model from a bunch of 2D photos?

I am a physics graduate student and I want to create some 3D models for my crystal samples. We have an X-ray diffractometer in our lab. It comes with a goniometer inside it, so basically I can take as ...
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Can I use a 2D photo to get a 3D printing model? [closed]

Can I use a 2D photo to get a 3D printing model that gives a good result?
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Is there a way to print on a 3D printed surface?

I have a 3D printed object that I'd like to print on. Adhesive stickers are an option, but as the surface is rounded it's difficult to get a good film to stick well. Is there any system to print on ...
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Methods for applying full color graphic decals to the surface of a 3d printed part?

I'm trying to find a way of applying graphics to my ABS printed parts. I need a robust method which can produce a decent amount of detail with true color and legible fine text . I also was hoping to ...