I recently received my first 3D Printed objects, a pair of earrings (http://forums.turbocad.com/index.php/topic,15885.0.html
These were made using an STL file format, but I am not totally happy with the results. Specifically, the polygons that model the curves are not as curvy as I would like. Yes, I did set the ACIS Quality setting to maximum before Save As, but the image displayed by the manufacturer on their web interface was much rougher than I expected.
The DAE and OBJ formats look better in the renderings the printer's site displays to me (however, be sure to select Polygon Mesh for OBJ, because the NURBS and Polyline options resulted in errors that prevented the files from being used).
I have yet to find 3D printers that work with the materials I want (various metals for parts and jewelry) that accept ASAT, DXF or DWG, which would have better curve renderings.
Anyone got any recommendations?
« Last Edit: February 06, 2015, 10:43:58 AM by Jeffin90620 »
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