as indicated with your quote. If you encounter issues with the Stratasys Direct Express system saying your geometry is too large or too small, double-check your units of measure.
(connecting parts not intended to be built together with thin branch-like structures). We discourage the submission of nested part files due to the limits it places on orienting the parts for best build results and allowing for removal of support material. These files may be rejected at our discretion, especially if they contain more than 10 items, the connectors are insufficient, or the orientation of the parts won’t work for the selected build style.
as multiple shells typically indicate overlapping, "floating" or separated surfaces. If the design has more than one shell, locate the second shell and identify why it is not attached to the rest of the part. If sections of the design aren’t securely attached, the part may build separately or break during cleaning. Multiple shells may also signify that features are embedded rather than unified with the entirety of the part. Embedded features can cause double scanning of that section during the build, which may result in scarring. Another way of looking at this is to ensure that your STL files are closed and connected like a combinatorial surface (not self-intersecting). While small discrepancies may not impact the build of an STL file, every effort should be made to assure that endpoints of edges are adjoining.
You may find that there is another service better suited for your requirements.
extending beyond the model’s surface. PolyJet offers incredible fine feature detail but there ARE limits. If you look at your geometry and think you see a weak spot, chances are it is vulnerable (see standard minimum feature sizes in FAQ section).
Smaller parts uploaded early in the day have a higher likelihood of qualifying to build today. You'll be notified by our quoting system if your part qualifies for a same-day build.
(and no supports). Though PolyJet offers high resolution and fine feature detail, large sections built with exceedingly thin walls risk the chance of warping. Minimum recommended thickness is dependent on height and length of the feature.
By visualizing your geometry, you can catch those little mistakes and guarantee that your part will turn out exactly how you want. A FREE STL viewer is available from SolidView.com.
by double checking your entire geometry.
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