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3D Printing with RepRap Cookbook by Richard Salinas

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Repairing mesh geometry issues

In this recipe, we're going to work through the process of repairing non-manifold issues with the following tools:

  • netfabb Basic
  • Microsoft Repair Service
  • Autodesk 3D Print Utility
  • Meshmixer

Getting ready

You'll need to download netfabb from http://www.netfabb.com/downloadcenter.php?basic=1.

Note

This book uses netfabb Basic Version 5.1.1. It supports Windows XP/7/8, Linux, and Mac OS.

Follow the installation instructions and register the program. The netfabb interface is shown in the following screenshot:

Getting ready

The basic functions are similar to other 3D modeling programs. They are as follows:

  • To import a file, you can drag-and-drop ...

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