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3D Printing with RepRap Cookbook by Richard Salinas

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Using TopMod for remeshing

TopMod offers 36 different remeshing schemes and this makes the program valuable for this function alone. We're going to explore the most common schemes for subdividing surfaces into higher density meshes.

Getting ready

You'll need TopMod3D open with your cube loaded on your workspace and zoomed to a comfortable work size.

How to do it...

We will proceed as follows:

  1. Go to the menu and select Remeshing and then 4-Conversion. From the next tiled window, select Catmull-Clark. On the workspace, there is a floating Tool Options window. Select Perform Remeshing. Save the model with a filename: cube_catmull_clark_1.
  2. Select Perform Remeshing again. Save the model with a filename: cube_catmull_clark_2.
  3. Select Perform Remeshing for a ...

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