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3D Printing with RepRap Cookbook by Richard Salinas

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Using Repetier-Host for analysis

Repetier-Host is a popular host software package which contains a lot of useful features. The object analysis tool is one of these features. Not only does Repetier-Host analyze the imported model, but it will attempt to make basic repairs.

Tip

More information about Repetier-Host can be found in the Preface.

In this recipe, we'll use this program to analyze a model saved in both .obj and .stl formats.

Getting ready

You'll need the .stl and .obj files of the model that we made in Chapter 6, Making the Impossible. It looks similar to the one shown in the following image. From this point on, let's refer to it as the capsule.

You'll also need to modify it with TopMod for a second model. Do this by selecting the pentagon ...

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