[hackspacebristol] Tools for algorithmic .stl file generation ?
richard at jarkman.co.uk
Sun Dec 15 21:52:51 UTC 2013
Chris - that sounds just the job - I'd love to have a look at that source.
I've downloaded ModelBuilder (which is just unlekkerLib's new name) and
had a look at some examples, but yours looks closer to what I want to do
than any of those.
Thanks to everyone else for your suggestions, too! I had a bit of a go
in openSCAD, and quickly ran into performance issues. I hope that
ModelBuilder will end up being less work than writing bare STL files or
driving Blender, and it seems to be a useful toolkit to understand. But
I won't really know till I've done it... :-)
On 09/12/2013 20:27, Chris Lynas wrote:
> I have frequently used Processing with the unlekkerLib library to
> procedurally generate *.stl files which I've also sucessfully (during
> my induction) printed on the Hackspace printer. The (probably) most
> relevant example of something a bit more equation-like is:
> I can send you the source & assist to adapt if it will help - let me
> On 06/12/2013 20:24, Richard Sewell 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 ?
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