[OpenSCAD] Semantics CSG ops with respect to color, materials

Bob Cousins bobcousins42 at googlemail.com
Fri May 22 10:01:04 EDT 2015


AMF does have a way to support that, by specifying a composite material
with a function depending on z axis. That is a use case outside what I have
considered so far, and I'm not sure how many slicers support that sort of
"advanced AMF". I will add it to the list though.

On 22 May 2015 at 09:45, biskero <biskero at gmail.com> wrote:

> Ciao,
>
> I read the thread and looks very interesting. I am new here so hopefully I
> am not out of space in what I say! :)
> I am building a large 3D printer with multi materials and I am interested
> in
> a Openscad solution to this.
>
> So the first idea that would come to my mind is to have multi material per
> different layers based on a simple %. Let say you have an object with hight
> or thickness of 10mm, I would specify to have 25% layers alternate the
> materials between the one you choose. Does it make sense?
>
> Right know I have a very large object 1000mm and I need to alternate 2 or 3
> materials based on layers so that I would have a sandwich of 3 layers with
> 3
> materials.
>
> Isn't the AMF format suitable for that?
> Thanks in advance!
>
>
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