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Support Structures for 3D Printing

Support Structures for 3D Printing

Support Structures for 3D Printing

(OP)
Hi, if I was to 3D print a vertical cylinder of length 60mm and diameter 8mm, does this require any support structures?

RE: Support Structures for 3D Printing

Hi!
If the position for printing the cylinder is in vertical position as you say, I think it should not be necessary, in case the base is stuck. But the normal thing is to print a support structure joined with tabs that can be split and thus remove the excess material.

RE: Support Structures for 3D Printing

Lorenzo Eugine,

It depends on your printer.

I would expect a vertical cylinder to be easy to print unless it is hollow.

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JHG

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