• Model Supports for Overhangs Greater than 45 Degrees

     

     

    • A 3D printer prints in layers from the build plate upward. A printer cannot print midair. If you have angles in your model that are greater than 45 degrees, it is recommended that you generate supports.

     

    What is a support & 45 degree rule

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    • The larger the overhang, the more likely it is for the printer to fail

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How to generate supports in Meshmixer

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