[Sidefx-houdini-list] 3d Printing and Houdini

east.robert east.robert at gmail.com
Mon Jan 14 20:57:27 EST 2013


Thanks for the info !

Rob

On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 8:31 AM, Lisa Reynolds <lisa at red3d.com> wrote:

> I used Shapeways for a 3D printing project with Houdini exporting a .obj
> file. To cut costs, try to make walls thin or hollow out your model. You
> have to allow a hole large enough for the clean-out of material in a hollow
> model. They have information on their site regarding tolerances and
> requirements for each of the materials they offer. You will be given a
> price to print when you upload the model, and you can then make changes and
> upload a new one if the price is too high. Scale accurately from the outset
> and you'll save yourself some headaches. My only complaint with them was
> that they missed their promised ship date, so I wouldn't use them for
> anything time critical.
>
> Cheers,
> -Lisa
>
> On Jan 14, 2013, at 9:00 AM, sidefx-houdini-list-request at sidefx.com wrote:
>
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> > Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2013 17:34:44 +1100
> > From: "east.robert" <east.robert at gmail.com>
> > Subject: [Sidefx-houdini-list] 3d Printing and Houdini
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> > Hi All,
> >          Does anyone happen to of used Houdini for any 3d printing and
> > happen to have any experiences to share ? . I really don't know the stock
> > standard CAD applications well enough to produce a 3d cad model  but
> noted
> > at http://www.shapeways.com/  you can use Houdini  ! .
> >
> > regards
> >
> > Rob
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Robert East
> >
> > Sydney Australia
> > +61 (0)424648857
> >
> >
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