28 May 2021

Looking Conical

 

We're uncertain why it's ended up polygonal instead of round.

4 comments:

  1. It is probably polygonal because when the stl was sliced it was done too coarsely. Circles are always rendered as polygons but if done finely enough it is not noticeable.

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    1. No, I don't think that's what happened.

      The slicer doesn't modify the mesh it just, literally, slices the it into a series of consecutive 2d movements followed by a Z axis increment.

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  2. McThag, you need to check your export to STL settings.

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  3. As Rates says, you exported a curve with to few polygons. Increasing the resolution of the we export will increase the size of the file and the amount of time to slice but not the print time.

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