Join Ryan Kittleson for an in-depth discussion in this video Increasing thickness for printability, part of Meshmixer: Additive Manufacturing Job Preparation.
- [Narrator] Now that we know where…the thin problem areas are, we can try…to increase thickness in those areas.…Let's take a look at Meshmixer's sculpting tools…to see how we can increase the volume in the thin parts.…Alright, so we've got our exercise file open,…let's go ahead and select the front half.…I've only got the front half visible right now…because it's the only part that has…thin areas that I want to thicken,…which is the fingers, or I guess the front toes.…So let's go ahead and zoom in here,…and what I'm going to do is go into my Sculpt tools.…
And inside the sculpt tools there's different kinds…of brushes, what I want to do is…come up to the brushes, and let's go to inflate.…So this is going to sort of expand…the volume of whatever areas I sculpt on.…Now, there's a couple different things…I want to change in the settings here.…One of the things is refinement,…so if we leave Enable Refinement on,…what it's going to do is increase or decrease…the polygon count in those areas,…and I don't want to do that 'cause…
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- Checking and changing a model's scale
- Fixing mesh issues
- Checking a model's balance and adding a base
- Splitting a model into smaller pieces
- Making tab and slot connections
- Increasing thickness for printability
- Making a model hollow
- Exporting a model ready for printing