[hackspacebristol] Tools for algorithmic .stl file generation ?

Richard Sewell richard at jarkman.co.uk
Fri Dec 6 20:57:43 UTC 2013


Maybe. I could write some code to spit out an openSCAD file, but it 
would be an awful lot of objects. I suspect it would be a terminal 
performance problem.

But I might be wrong. Ever tried it ?

R.

On 06/12/2013 20:53, matthew venn wrote:
> openscad?
> Matt
>
>
> On 6 December 2013 20:24, Richard Sewell <richard at jarkman.co.uk 
> <mailto:richard at jarkman.co.uk>> wrote:
>
>     I have a thing I want to 3d-print, which is really a surface
>     defined by an equation. so, I need to define an objec thwich is a
>     thin shell in the shape of that surface.
>
>     Obviously, I need to end up with an .stl file, and I'm going to
>     need to write some code in something, but I'm not sure what the
>     simplest tools are to get me from here to there. Anyone done this
>     before ? Any pointers ?
>
>     thanks,
>
>     Richard
>
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