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3D Printing for Architects with MakerBot by Matthew B. Stokes

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Chapter 4. Multicolor Design

This chapter covers utilizing the multiple heads on the MakerBot Replicator (Dual Extruder) and Replicator 2X to print a single solid model composed of two different colors. In order to accomplish this, we must first briefly touch on the concept of assemblies and multibody parts before leading into a discussion about the MakerWare settings. Through this chapter, we will be redesigning our roof truss model used in Chapter 2, 3D Modeling Software, and Chapter 3, 3D Printing Software, which we will print using multiple colors. If you don't have a multihead printer, we also cover how to achieve the same multicolored part via Z Pause, and assemblies.

Assemblies and multibody parts

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