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Joppe
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How to ignore skewed/not horizontal top planes...

Hi Hi!

I've searching for an option in PrusaSlicer or another slicer to be able to print an object with perimeters only, no infill, no top nor bottom, while the top surface is not perfectly horizontal or under an angle. I've not come across something that would work with just slicer settings , without editing a model itself.

However a possibility within a slicer would make my life easier with complex models.

Does anyone have an idea for solving this question efficiently?

Thanks!

Posted : 22/09/2022 7:37 am
Neophyl
(@neophyl)
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RE: How to ignore skewed/not horizontal top planes...

I'm not following what you actually want to do.  Could you explain in a simpler fashion, maybe attach a zipped up 3mf project file saved from PS with an example of what you want to achieve ?

Posted : 22/09/2022 10:16 am
Thejiral
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^^ I think he wants to print only those top surfaces which are flat and not print those which are slanted or tilted. I doubt there is an option for that in any slicer. 

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Posted : 22/09/2022 10:37 am
Neophyl
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RE: How to ignore skewed/not horizontal top planes...

With zero top layers then I dont think the original poster wants to print flat top surfaces though.  This is why I cant really figure out what they are trying to do.

Posted : 22/09/2022 12:19 pm
Joppe
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Topic starter answered:
RE: How to ignore skewed/not horizontal top planes...

Yea I'm sorry, it's a bit vague... 😊 Let me elaborate:

If I have a geometry like this:

I want to print only the outer perimeters without the angled top like this:

For this last example I hollowed the geometry and removed the top surface in MeshMixer. Now what I want to try is to reach a similar gcode with a solid model, like the first image in this post. I know this could be very difficult because an angled, flat surface will always render perimeters.

Posted : 23/09/2022 6:13 am
JoanTabb
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RE: How to ignore skewed/not horizontal top planes...

Not at my computer at the moment. 

Try setting no infill no top layers and minimum thickness for top to 0.00mm

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Posted : 23/09/2022 11:48 am
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