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No More Stair Stepping

Nonplanar 3D Printing Gives Curvy Top Layers

Hanna Watkin
Published Aug 28, 2019

Researchers from the University of Hamburg are developing a Slic3r modification that improves print surface quality using Nonplanar layers. Printing in three dimensions simultaneously it results in smooth surfaces with no stair-stepping effect.

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