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3D Printing with RepRap Cookbook by Richard Salinas

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Chapter 3. Scanning and Printing with a Higher Resolution

In this chapter, we will cover the following recipes:

  • Setting up DAVID Laserscanner
  • Calibrating DAVID Laserscanner
  • Scanning with DAVID Laserscanner
  • Viewing the model in MeshLab
  • Cleaning the scans with MeshLab
  • Aligning the scans with MeshLab
  • Merging and remeshing the aligned scans in MeshLab
  • Tuning up the printer
  • Using Skeinforge with a 0.5 mm nozzle
  • Using Skeinforge with a 0.35 mm nozzle
  • Using Skeinforge with a 0.25 mm nozzle
  • Using Slic3r to print different resolutions

Introduction

In this chapter, we'll look at how we can increase a model's resolution using a laser 3D scanning process.

We'll do this with a 3D scanning system called DAVID Laserscanner. DAVID is a program that utilizes an ordinary line ...

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