Questions tagged [resolution]

Questions about the resolution of a 3D printer or 3D printed object

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Why use more expensive 3D scanners over lower precision scanners?

I am about to buy a 3D handheld scanner for a project (I'm an artist interested in rendering 3D models of my work). What are the drawbacks of using lower precision relatively, inexpensive scanners? ...
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Ultra high precision and accuracy printing

I work in a teaching hospital and we have a research project we're interested in pursuing. We'd like to 3D Print tubes we'd implant into rats to help with nerve regeneration. We're interested in the ...
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How small may I design objects for the Prusa i3 MK3?

I have designed a bread mark and printed it on the Prusa i3 MK3. I wanted it to have as sharp edges as possible, so I used a triangle: However, it seems that the print cut off layers that are too ...
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OpenSCAD to Flashprint ruins model based on number of fragments

I'm trying to print a cylinder with Flashprint. Problem is, that the .stl file i created (with OpenSCAD) is totally ruined once loaded into Flashprint. With ruined I mean the round outline is now with ...
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Tronxy printers

I am wanting to buy a 3D printer to add to my shop. I am an engineer and enjoy making/building things so the kit idea sounds fun and economical. I see Tronxy has two different styles for their ...
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How to make a steel mold from a 3D print in high detailed resin? [closed]

I'm looking for information on how to make a steel mold from 3D print model using high detailed Resin. My model is a custom made figurine/mininature of 6 inch. Can anyone share companies that can ...
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What resolution (pixels/mm) should I use in SVG for CNC?

I am planning a mechanical 40% keyboard build and are coincidentally on the home stretch of a homemade CNC project. The only thing the CNC needs to do for the keyboard project is to drill 7*48 holes. ...
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Ultimaker Layer Resolution vs Nozzle Size

On their website they say the following ...
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How to split a model in SketchUp for printing

I have a file I want to print, but the problem is that the dimensions that came with the model are just too big to print. I used the Tape Measure Tool on SketchUp, and it came in at a whooping 5.56 ...
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How to enlarge a Sketchup Model

I have moved forward with the whole .max thing. Its on the back burner. But not as critical now. I have found a sketchup model of the model I want. But it is ridiculously small (0.17 m long by 0.10 m ...
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Triangulation adapted to curvature

I don't know whether this belongs here (where most of the questions appear to be about hardware) or on Math or on Blender (though I've never used Blender). All of the designs that I've published so ...
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Which resolution is needed for bricks compatible with Lego?

I found a story about someone 3D-printing equipment for their Lego minifig, using an Ultimaker. (Article is in Dutch, but accompanied by photographs). I noticed that what they made weren't the actual ...
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Home vs. Professional Print Quality [closed]

I've made a few 3D prints at school on what I assume are very low-end 3D printers, but they seem cheap, flimsy, and pretty ugly. How much better quality can I expect from professional-level 3D ...
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Resolution Drawbacks

With an ABS or PLA extrusion 3D printer, are there any potentially negative quality differences that could occur if I try to print at a higher resolution? I am not concerned about print time as the ...
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How important is the minimum layer height on a 3d printer?

I know the minimum layer height will effect how detailed of an item you can print and the amount of time it takes to print something, but is it necessary to have an extremely low minimum layer height ...
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How to obtain high resolution prints in a shorter period of time?

When I've printed an object I've had to choose between high resolution and quick prints. What techniques or technologies can I use or deploy to speed up my high resolution prints?