How should the proportion of 3D parts be?

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overlok
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How should the proportion of 3D parts be?

Postby overlok » Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:28 am

Hi,
I have 3D printers and I want to print parts. i open files with Cura but they are looks very small. What should i do?
For example:
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spierce
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Re: How should the proportion of 3D parts be?

Postby spierce » Mon Jan 14, 2019 5:44 pm

Hello,

The parts were drawn in Imperial Units (Inches) and most 3D printers use the Metric System (mm). The parts will need to be scaled to 2540% or 25.4 times the size you're seeing in CURA.

Thanks,
Scott Pierce


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