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3D printing model Repair Service (Makeprintable) for sketchup

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3D printing model Repair Service (Makeprintable) is a useful sketchup extension that is compatible with SketchUp 2013, SketchUp 2014, SketchUp 2015, SketchUp 2016 and SketchUp 2017.

This sketchup extension can make optimal use of the models and organize them for 3D printing. It can transform skp to stl, obj and 3mf.

This extension links Sketchup with "MakePrintable", a cloud-based mesh repair service useful for evaluating, substantiating and repairing most common mesh errors which may happen while arranging a 3D design file for printing. MakePrintable facilitates to optimize the printing by recognizing and resolving design errors prior to print a file. Some of these design errors comprise of non-manifolds, solidity, wall thickness, intersections, and flipped faces.

Given below, some of the vital features :-

a. 3D model analyser
b. Mesh repair
c. Texture support
d. Convert to OBJ, STL and 3MF

e. Hollow your model
f. Produce in Gcode
g. Slice for 3D printing
h. Print through Shapeways, 3Dhubs and imaterialise

MakePrintable offers the following advantages :-

1. It verifies and examines your model.
2. Prepare .SKP for 3D printing.
3. Minimize the print of print, with the application of the hollowing feature.
4. Transform .SKP files to STL, 3MF and OBJ.
5. Order 3D prints from Shapeways.

Video Source: MakePrintable

This sketchup extension can be downloaded from the following link

3D printing model Repair Service (Makeprintable) for sketchup
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