Variable Layer Height

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Variable Layer Height

Postby Docmani » Tue Mar 14, 2017 11:44 am

I've been seeing various implementation of Variable Layer Height. It keeps a balance between thin layer heights for detailed areas (like curves in the Z direction) while allowing for thicker heights for printing speed in less detailed areas.

I would love to see this in IdeaMaker! ... -printers/ ... er-height/

Its recently been released in Slic3r.

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Re: Variable Layer Height

Postby Noren » Wed Mar 15, 2017 9:39 am

+1 for this feature.

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Re: Variable Layer Height

Postby frjez » Wed Mar 22, 2017 7:20 pm

Count me in! +1

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Re: Variable Layer Height

Postby Tripnut » Mon Apr 24, 2017 1:34 pm

Me too. Even if it was fairly basic and just had a swap over height you could specify. A lot of my stuff is detailed on the top and just filler at the bottom to give it shape.

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Re: Variable Layer Height

Postby Billucas » Mon May 15, 2017 3:46 pm

Me too of course!

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Re: Variable Layer Height

Postby colbylippincott » Wed May 31, 2017 11:24 pm

Even better would be a layer height for infill, and a layer height for perimeters :)

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Re: Variable Layer Height

Postby Vicky@Raise3D » Thu Jun 01, 2017 7:35 am

That may be a little complex to have different thickness at one height. Unless the heights are double or triple or multiplied.

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