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by svenyonson
Sun Feb 02, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: STL as Mask (think photoshop masks) before print preview
Replies: 7
Views: 3457

Improve hole strength

One of the weakest parts of a Simplify3D print are the holes - this is because the number of outlines/perimeters is the same as for the shell itself. I know that I can just increase outlines/perimeters, but this adds unnecessary print time and plastic. I would like to see a separate setting for wall...
by svenyonson
Sun Apr 07, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Feature Request: Better support generation
Replies: 34
Views: 24648

Re: Feature Request: Better support generation

+1 for tree supports. I would go one step further and ask for "smart supports". S3D is weak in the calculation and placement of supports. For example, take the case of a recessed hole for a bolt. When the recess originates at the build plate (bottom) there will be a smaller hole in the roof above. T...
by svenyonson
Sat Nov 24, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Simultaneous heat of bed and extruder(s) on startup
Replies: 3
Views: 650

Simultaneous heat of bed and extruder(s) on startup

Please provide an option to have the bed and the extruders start heating at the same time at the beginning of a print. It is unnecessary to have these operations sequential and it just makes the build take that much longer.

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