subvertio
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Too Heavy 3D printed RC Airplane- Dremel Idea Builder 3D40

Sun Feb 17, 2019 2:35 pm

Trying to lighten the prints and I'm not sure where to start. This is a 3DLabPrint.com F4U Corsair and its coming out way too heavy. See Attachments. Ideas for Simplify3d Settings on lightening the weight?

Steve
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Tooheavyparts.jpg
TargetWeightParts.jpg
DremelSettings.jpg

zemlin
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Re: Too Heavy 3D printed RC Airplane- Dremel Idea Builder 3D40

Sun Feb 17, 2019 5:35 pm

Is the part building correctly? It appears to have internal ribs in the image with the weight spec, but yours looks to be built solid with top and bottom layers, perhaps filled with infill.

S3D will give you a weight estimate when you PREPARE TO PRINT.

What happens if you set the print up with ZERO top and bottom layers and no infill?

<update> - found information on printing these parts. Your settings are all wrong. Looks like you need to read and follow the instructions.
https://3dlabprint.com/faq/setting-simp ... nt-planes/

gearsawe
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Re: Too Heavy 3D printed RC Airplane- Dremel Idea Builder 3D40

Sun Feb 17, 2019 10:22 pm

Some materials are heavier.
PLA is 1.25 g/cm^3
ASA is 1.08 g/cm^3
ABS is 1.05 g/cm^3

At first glance infill should be Zero for most as noted on the link provided in the above link. you have infilll set to 100%.
quote from their sight

"The infill tab is very easy to set. We’re usualy using 0% infill for our planes. If the infill is necessary for certain parts (f.e. Stearman landing gear, etc… ), consult the stock factory files, where the corresponding infill is already set for you."

dragonn
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Re: Too Heavy 3D printed RC Airplane- Dremel Idea Builder 3D40

Mon Feb 18, 2019 3:11 am

Did you ready the instructions?
https://3dlabprint.com/faq/setting-simp ... nt-planes/
At first look even you layer settings are wrong :| .

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