wirlybird wrote:If I am using Fusion 360 to design parts how would I set or know the resolution I am exporting at and set it to best advantage for the print? Never really thought about it until now.
think about what you are printing with and use common sense .. if your min extruded line is 0.4mm for e.g. you can go and use 0.1mm precision in your export, or even go crazy with 0.05mm but you certainly ain't doing 0.00x
now every slicer is bit different, number of them don't care much about precision and optimize it themselves, you only waste time with them .. on the other hand some (like s3d) do not (till latest version at all, and with latest version only partially) do that optimisation .. also the way optimization is done you can get weird results ... so Imo the best way to go about it
- select slicer you want to use
- select export tool you are using
- make a 3-5mm thick cylindrical wall so a cylinder with for e.g. 6mm inner dia and 10mm outter dia 10-15mm height .. and export it using different settings and try it out... then do same with elipse 5mm one radius 25mm other radius 3mm wall and then do a 5mm pitch 20tooth pulley ...
dunno about fusion, sw ask about max angle (I never go below 10 degrees) and deviation (I change this from 0.5 to 0.1mm depending on the slicer and what I'm printing) .. so vary them a bit and print few tests
... you can, on some slicers, even get some artifacts you want, for e.g. pushing it to 0.05mm I get "smaller holes with more plastic in them - good for heat embedding inserts in" with s3d 3.0 .. does not work any more with 3.1 ..
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