iron man mark 45 stl 3d help needed

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  1. creative stress

    creative stress Well-Known Member

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    Hi guys need help to convert i have bought a cgi mark 45 3d model i have converted to stl and made manifold i need help making the file 3d printable when put in blender it takes forever to load then freezes loads ok in netfabb it is not yet scaled help please would be great thanks

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  2. widescreen

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  3. creative stress

    creative stress Well-Known Member

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    Anybody?

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  4. Bogleo

    Bogleo Well-Known Member

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    Where did you buy it from? Can you take a screenshot of it in Netfabb?
     
  5. 8 perf

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    If its load fine in Netfabb, is already manifold and in STL format, why are you ,messing with Blender?? Scale it in Netfabb and re-output it as STL and send it to the printer. Not sure I entirely understand the problem you are facing.
     
  6. widescreen

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    I presume it won't process the GCODE.

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  7. 8 perf

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    Not to pick nits as it were, but why would you use Blender to process GCODE? The STL file should be loaded into whatever slicing program runs best for your 3D printer. It will generate the GCODE your printer requires. Now, that said....................It occurs to me that what you might be running into is a memory problem on your computer. STL, contrary to popular belief does NOT stand for Stereo Lithography. as in the 3d printing process. Rather, it stands for Surface Tessellation Language. Its a process whereby your model and all its faces, is chopped up into a whole bunch of little triangles. This triangulation of your model adds a LOT more geometry to your file that needs to be processed. A four sided square for example, has 4 straight lines. After an STL conversion that same square may now have been divided into two or 4 triangles, adding 1 to 4 lines to your drawing. Multiply that over a few thousand times on a complex model and you can see where the processing of such file by any 3D program, Blender included, may take a while or even crash if you don't have the computing power to handle it.
     
  8. creative stress

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    it is as you say out of memory so going o use another computer I only used Bender to import the obj file check the model export stl file I am new to this sort of thing so still learning so thanks guys or your input :)

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    hey widescreen thanks for your offer I think I will able to sort it :thumbsup
     
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  9. drumguy560

    drumguy560 Well-Known Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    I can check it out for you, I have access to some pretty serious 3d print prep software, it's like netfabb on steroids. Can check wall thickness and whatnot too.

    Let me know

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  10. creative stress

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    Hey drumguy its ok buddy i have managed to sort it was memory problem my laptop could not handle it i have started to slice model up for printing thanks

    if you can visualize it you can build it
     
  11. kenujio

    kenujio Active Member

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    Add me in facebook "kenujio" i help you to edit that files in decent model
     
  12. creative stress

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    Dont need help i have managed to do it thanks

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  13. Transhuman325

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    Hey creative stress, I've been watching your videos as of late on youtube. So far, the build looks great. I'm looking forward to seeing the finished ensemble.
     
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  14. ironalex

    ironalex New Member

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    Where did you buy your files from? i'm looking to purchase some. thanks
     
  15. creative stress

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    Hey thanks its a slow process printing the parts! also finishing them to get them smooth so you don't see any lines coming through thanks for checking out my vids will try keep it updated :)
     
  16. haloboy

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    Hi! I am fairly new at the website but i was wondering if you still have that 3d model. If you do is there anyway you can send it to me for animation purposes.
     

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