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Preparing for 3D Printing

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

Resources for Preparing Rhino Models for 3-D Printing

Preparing for 3D Printing with Kyle Houchens

3d printingWhether you are printing your own design, or trying to prepare someone else model for printing, Kyle's techniques will help you get the model printed as soon as possible. This extensive 9 part series covers issues from model basics to selecting a printing service. Go to video series>>

PDF Best Practices for Rhino to 3-D Printing

Fathom PrintingIn 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.

PDF Model Prep for 3-D Printing by Willamette University

Here are a short set of instructions from Willamette University for preparing a 3D part out of Rhino for printing.

Mesh FAQ

Mesh SettingsA 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.

Understanding the Mesh by Hydraulic Design

Hydraulic Mesh SettingsA fun document on the key concepts for Rhino's render mesh settings.

An Overview of 3-D Printing Technology by RedEye

RedeyeOverview of 3D printing technologies invented by Redeye's parent company, Stratasys.

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