Pre-flighting 3D Models for 3D Printing

Pre-Flight 3D Models for 3D Printing

3D printing opens the door to an entirely new way to reuse your existing 3D content. But 3d printing is also a new type of printing paradigm with its own limitations and requirements.

Shade Master IKEDA designed Hanako over five years ago, and it was never designed for 3D printing. It would be very difficult to print Hanako as a 3D resin model and get near perfect results. I am going to illustrate using these five rules and 3D print Hanako, taking you through each rule, step-by-step.

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Interview: Shade 3D Team Member Beluga

Beluga InterviewShade 3D Channel has posted a two part video interview of Beluga, a member of the Shade 3D team in Tokyo, Japan. The interview is in English. Shade 14.1.1 introduced the powerful 3D Printing Assistant feature which allows you to interactively test and fix models for 3D printing.

You’ll learn about how Beluga uses Shade 3D for 3D printed toys.

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Shade 3D ver 14.1.1 Released, Fixes, Improves 3D Printing and 3D Modeling

Shade 3D ver 14.1.1 3D Printing Assistant

Mirye Software, publisher of Shade 3D announces the immediate availability of Shade 3D ver 14.1.1, an important update to the next generation premier professional 3D modeling, rendering, animation and 3D printing tools.

Shade 3D ver 14.1.1 introduces 3D Printing Assistant, a powerful diagnostic, analysis and automation tool for ensuring 3D models are ready for printing to 3D. It allows users to interactively analyze and correct common problems that can result in poor 3D printing results.

This feature is also optimized for exporting to formats such as STL which are used by partner services such as Shapeways, the world’s leading 3D Printing marketplace and community. Continue reading