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By default, stereolithography (SLA) 3D printers create fully dense parts. At times when you’re not printing functional parts that require structural strength, hollowing out your 3D model can be great way to save a considerable amount of material and time. A few designs we recommend hollowing out: Art and sculptures Scale models Early stage conceptual models Large models and multi-piece assemblies Using PreForm (free), and Meshmixer’s (free) hollowing tool you can prepare your model for printing in three simple steps.   Step 1: Find the Correct Orientation During the SLA printing process, your model is printed layer by layer and lifted out of the liquid resin as...

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