Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Mechatronics, Materials, Chemistry and Computer Engineering 2015

Sheet Solid Slicing Method for 3D Models

Authors
Feng Zeng
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Feng Zeng
Available Online December 2015.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icmmcce-15.2015.98How to use a DOI?
Keywords
3D model, path optimization, slicing method, 3D printing
Abstract
To against the demerits of slicing methods based on STL model in 3D printing, a sheet solid slicing method of 3D models is presented. In this method, a sheet solid which thickness is equal to the layer thickness is using to intersect with 3D model, and the result of the intersection is target sheet solid which upper and lower surface profiles are the 2D profiles of two neighbor layers at that position. One half of intersection is saved, and the slicing efficiency is increased. To reduce the idle running distance, the scanning path is optimized by utilizing minimum spanning tree algorithm, and the area filling algorithm is proposed to another manufacturing process. The case study results justified the feasibility and stability. The path optimization algorithm is independent from CAD systems.
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Proceedings
2015 4th International Conference on Mechatronics, Materials, Chemistry and Computer Engineering
Part of series
Advances in Computer Science Research
Publication Date
December 2015
ISBN
978-94-6252-133-9
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icmmcce-15.2015.98How to use a DOI?
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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