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3D Printing with RepRap Cookbook by Richard Salinas

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Using the Autodesk 3D Print Utility

From the 123D Catch menu, the Autodesk 3D Print Utility (A3DP) can be accessed. It's a standalone program that repairs and optimizes your model for 3D printing. Though many features of the A3DP are designed for specific commercial 3D printers, the results can be exported to a file for use on any 3D printer. In the following recipe, we'll use the basic functions to create a properly scaled and watertight model.

Getting ready

You'll need a 3D scene open in 123D Catch with a model that is cleaned and ready for export. Go to File in the menu and select 3D print. Follow the download and install instructions for the utility. Once the initial installation has been completed, the program can be accessed from the menu. ...

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