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DLP style printer

Posted by NTrain 
DLP style printer
May 14, 2016 04:38AM
I am sure I read that Slic3r will work with DLP printers, but how?????

You have to enter nozzle sizes and all kinds of things which are not part of DLP printing.

Is it me, not able to read or what.
Re: DLP style printer
May 14, 2016 07:29AM
Slic3r is not the slicer to use for a DLP printer. Slic3r creates tool path gcode for machines that draw each layer like a pen draws on paper. A DLP type SLA printer projects the entire layer on the build plate/print simultaneously. There is no tool path except to change the shape of the projected image with each step of the Z axis.

Read this: [www.instructables.com]

Step 15 goes into the software...


Son of MegaMax 3D printer: [www.instructables.com]
Ultra MegaMax Dominator 3D printer: [drmrehorst.blogspot.com]
Re: DLP style printer
May 14, 2016 09:50AM
Technically Slic3r is able to produce a layer by layer SVG for use with a DLP, but it's severely limited in configurability.
Re: DLP style printer
May 14, 2016 06:47PM
I think I am beginning to understand. I have now had the clues which let me find this in the documentation
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