The terms 3D printing and Rapid Prototyping (RP) are terms that covers a variety of processes which are aimed at quickly creating physical parts from 3D computer models using computer controlled machines. This article concentrates on preparing models for the 3D Printing Process.
For more information on Rapid Prototyping technologies, go to this page: Rapid Prototyping Process
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|In order to get the best quality 3D prints from RHINO CAD models it is important to be familiar with the parameters that effect STL ﬁle creation. This document covers the primary factors that affect the quality of your 3D printed parts during modeling and STL creation. This is directly from the experts at Fathom 3D Printing service.|
|Here are a short set of instructions from Willamette University for preparing a 3D part out of Rhino for printing.|
|Get Quality Parts Every Time with this information from Redeye printing service. If you've ever ordered a prototype or production part online, your part may have looked different than you expected. Why? Because sometimes data is lost when you convert your file from CAD to STL. This document will help.|
|A very important brief overview of Rhino's custom meshing settings and how they work. understanding Rhino's mesh settings is important to get the most out of Rhino.|