Learn how to create solid, vase, or hollow prints.
- [Female Narrator] Most of the time you can get away … with one or two parameters and infill of 20% plus or minus. … But there are two special cases that come up a lot, … printing a hollow or solid print. … In these cases the standard selections won't cut it. … Look at each of these and why you might want to do this. … What happens with zero infill? … This is a hollow print. … Your print will need to bridge across … the open space at the top. … That works for this cube, … but might be more difficult for a larger one. … And it might not work at all for some other geometries. … If you want to print something hollow without a top, … that's called a vase print. … There are two ways to do a vase print. … One is to use the Spiralize Outer Contour, … Special Printing Mode. … The Smooth Contour setting that appears … if you select Spiralize Outer Contour, … is intended to prevent the appearance … of a seam along one side. … In some cases though it can actually make matters worse. … So you may want to experiment with turning this on or off. …
- 3D printing: An overview
- Popular slicing and host programs
- Achieving the best print quality
- Printing hollow and solid components
- Adjusting slicer settings
- Making prints stick to the printer bed
- Adjusting thickness
- Setting printer temperature and speed
- Working with multiple extruders
- Using G-code
Skill Level Intermediate
Design for Additive Manufacturing: FDMwith Kacie Hultgren1h 47m Intermediate
Rapid Prototyping for Product Designwith Gabriel Corbett1h 38m Intermediate
Additive Manufacturing: Troubleshoot 3D Printswith Rich Cameron1h 43m Intermediate
Who this course is for1m 13s
1. 3D Printer Settings
2. Slicer and Host Programs
3. Slicer Settings: Print Quality
4. Slicer Settings: Making a Print Stick
5. Slicer Settings: Issues with Extruding Hot Plastic
Next steps1m 20s
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