Minimum Supported Wall Thickness   A supported wall is one that is connected to other walls on two or more sides.   Resin  Recommended: 0.8 mm   General Purpose Plastics  Recommended: 0.8 mm

Minimum Supported Wall Thickness

A supported wall is one that is connected to other walls on two or more sides.

Resin
Recommended: 0.8 mm

General Purpose Plastics
Recommended: 0.8 mm

Minimum Unsupported Wall Thickness   An unsupported wall is one that is connected to other walls on fewer than two sides.   Resin  Recommended: 1 mm   General Purpose Plastics  Recommended: 1.6 mm

Minimum Unsupported Wall Thickness

An unsupported wall is one that is connected to other walls on fewer than two sides.

Resin
Recommended: 1 mm

General Purpose Plastics
Recommended: 1.6 mm

Maximum Unsupported Overhang Length   An overhang refers to a part of the model that sticks out horizontally parallel to the build platform.   Resin  Recommended: 1.0 mm   General Purpose Plastics  Recommended: 0.4 mm

Maximum Unsupported Overhang Length

An overhang refers to a part of the model that sticks out horizontally parallel to the build platform.

Resin
Recommended: 1.0 mm

General Purpose Plastics
Recommended: 0.4 mm

Minimum Unsupported Overhang Angle   The overhang angle refers to the angle from horizontal that the overhang sticks out. Printing at an angle too steep could cause the overhang to become undefined or not print completely   Resin  Not Applicable   General Purpose Plastics  Recommended: 40 Degrees

Minimum Unsupported Overhang Angle

The overhang angle refers to the angle from horizontal that the overhang sticks out. Printing at an angle too steep could cause the overhang to become undefined or not print completely

Resin
Not Applicable

General Purpose Plastics
Recommended: 40 Degrees

Maximum Horizontal Span / Bridge   A span is the distance between two intermediate supports of a structure. While printing horizontal spans is discouraged, certain geometries print well.   Resin  12 mm (5 mm width × 3 mm thick)   General Purpose Plastics  18 mm (5 mm width × 3 mm thick)

Maximum Horizontal Span / Bridge

A span is the distance between two intermediate supports of a structure. While printing horizontal spans is discouraged, certain geometries print well.

Resin
12 mm (5 mm width × 3 mm thick)

General Purpose Plastics
18 mm (5 mm width × 3 mm thick)

Minimum Wire Diameter   A wire is a feature whose length is greater than two times its width. The ratio is key to printing wires.   Resin  0.5 mm (7 mm tall) to 1.5 mm (30 mm tall)   General Purpose Plastics  1.6 mm (7 mm tall) to 3.2 mm (30 mm tall)

Minimum Wire Diameter

A wire is a feature whose length is greater than two times its width. The ratio is key to printing wires.

Resin
0.5 mm (7 mm tall) to 1.5 mm (30 mm tall)

General Purpose Plastics
1.6 mm (7 mm tall) to 3.2 mm (30 mm tall)

Minimum Embossed Detail   Embossed details are shallow raised features on your model, such as text. Details smaller than recommended thickness and height may not be visible on your print.   Resin  Recommended: 0.2 mm   General Purpose Plastics  Recommended: 0.4 mm

Minimum Embossed Detail

Embossed details are shallow raised features on your model, such as text. Details smaller than recommended thickness and height may not be visible on your print.

Resin
Recommended: 0.2 mm

General Purpose Plastics
Recommended: 0.4 mm

Minimum Engraved Detail   Engraved details are imprinted or recessed features on your model. Details recessed less than recommended thickness and height may not be visible because they will be fused with the rest of the model during the print process.   Resin  Recommended: 0.4 mm   General Purpose Plastics  Recommended: 0.8 mm

Minimum Engraved Detail

Engraved details are imprinted or recessed features on your model. Details recessed less than recommended thickness and height may not be visible because they will be fused with the rest of the model during the print process.

Resin
Recommended: 0.4 mm

General Purpose Plastics
Recommended: 0.8 mm

Minimum Clearance   Clearance is the amount of distance needed between two moving parts of a model (e.g., the distance between gears or joints). A clearance of less than recommended may cause parts to fuse   Resin  Recommended: 0.5 mm   General Purpose Plastics  Recommended: 0.8 mm

Minimum Clearance

Clearance is the amount of distance needed between two moving parts of a model (e.g., the distance between gears or joints). A clearance of less than recommended may cause parts to fuse

Resin
Recommended: 0.5 mm

General Purpose Plastics
Recommended: 0.8 mm

Minimum Hole Diameter   Holes with a diameter less than recommended in the x, y, and z axes may close off during printing.   Resin  Recommended: 0.5 mm   General Purpose Plastics  Recommended: 1.6 mm

Minimum Hole Diameter

Holes with a diameter less than recommended in the x, y, and z axes may close off during printing.

Resin
Recommended: 0.5 mm

General Purpose Plastics
Recommended: 1.6 mm

Minimum Drain Hole Diameter   Drain holes are recommended for resin to escape in models that are a fully enclosed cavity (like a hollow sphere or hollow cylinder printed directly on the build platform). Without drain holes of at least 3.5 mm in diameter, the part may trap resin and lead to an explosion of the print.   Resin  Recommended: 3.5 mm   General Purpose Plastics  Not Applicable

Minimum Drain Hole Diameter

Drain holes are recommended for resin to escape in models that are a fully enclosed cavity (like a hollow sphere or hollow cylinder printed directly on the build platform). Without drain holes of at least 3.5 mm in diameter, the part may trap resin and lead to an explosion of the print.

Resin
Recommended: 3.5 mm

General Purpose Plastics
Not Applicable

 

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