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by mnuser
Fri Jan 24, 2014 9:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Exporting objects with Threads
Replies: 5
Views: 7128

Exporting objects with Threads

We exported a file that has two posts on the object so it can be mounted to a the wall of a package. The two rods had threads in the program Inventor 14 Auto Desk. Once I export it and place it into the 3D printing software the threads do not show up. I exported it as an .stl file and in mm so it lo...
by mnuser
Fri Jan 24, 2014 9:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 3D file import question
Replies: 4
Views: 4536

Re: 3D file import question

Hey thanks for the info. That worked perfectly. When exporting it I converted it to MM and it came in spot on!
by mnuser
Fri Jan 24, 2014 1:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 3D file import question
Replies: 4
Views: 4536

3D file import question

I'm using the software Inventor 14 Auto Desk When we export the file as a .stl file and then load the file into the printer it comes in but it is not the size we designed it while in the CAD software. We print it and it is really small. We can not figure out what we are doing wrong. We have it just ...
by mnuser
Thu Nov 14, 2013 12:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Other ABS type materials
Replies: 5
Views: 4068

Re: Other ABS type materials

Thanks Julia. Ordered some of the colorfabb. You are the reason forum boards are so helpful.
by mnuser
Wed Nov 13, 2013 3:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Other ABS type materials
Replies: 5
Views: 4068

Re: Other ABS type materials

Thanks for the info. I did do a search and she is doing some cool stuff! I have a ton to learn! What is the best option in your eyes for replacement ABS filament. I searched amazon and I see some that is for sale but don't want to save a few bucks to just have issues with the product. I want to orde...
by mnuser
Wed Nov 13, 2013 1:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Other ABS type materials
Replies: 5
Views: 4068

Other ABS type materials

Has anybody tried using this to make more pliable objects?

http://www.fennerdrives.com/ninjaflex3dprinting/_/3d/

Thanks!
by mnuser
Tue Nov 12, 2013 8:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New UP3 Plus Owner
Replies: 0
Views: 2897

New UP3 Plus Owner

This thing is pretty neat. Took me a bit to get up and running but managed to print the demo bunny and it went perfectly. Found an iPhone5 case in the stl format and printed it as well. Neat. I have a couple questions. 1. Getting the backer off the iPhone case was tough. Is there an easier way? 2. C...
by mnuser
Wed Oct 02, 2013 11:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Questions From Minnesota
Replies: 13
Views: 9395

Questions From Minnesota

Hello all. Just found this forum and I have a couple questions for you pros. I teach multimedia with a large touch of STEM to 7th graders. I'm going to buy a 3D printer for my lab and I think the UP Plus2 might be the best bet for me. I want to teach the kids some basic CAD to go along with the CAD ...