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What 3D Models Print Best?

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When you create a three-dimensional model for printing, it's important to know what prints well and what does not.

It should be obvious some 3D objects are more easily printed than other objects. A cube prints better than an open weave bracelet with thin netting lines and lots of gaps.

It’s rare, however, for objects to be either extreme.

More common are objects that include shapes that hang over an edge, or extrude. Or objects that require very small indents that some 3D printers might not be precise enough to print.

3D modeling best practices include:

 

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