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How to print a solid object?

<p><span style="font-family:Lato;"><span style="font-size:16px;">What you&#39;re looking for is the Infill option in the Slicer.</span></span></p> <p style="text-align:center"><img alt="To print a solid object you have to increase the Infill setting in the FDM Slicer" class="content-image" data-original-url="https://www.selfcad.com/static-content/production/faq/related-media.4s1s1j3k83z4u536149394s5t1y1x18101w7/original-media/file.8e77312f-f44e-4b8e-9cd2-9d54d8c5eb75/kpxrpncd_infill.png" src="https://www.selfcad.com/static-content/production/faq/related-media.4s1s1j3k83z4u536149394s5t1y1x18101w7/original-media/file.8e77312f-f44e-4b8e-9cd2-9d54d8c5eb75/kpxrpncd_infill.png" style="max-width: 100%; display:inline-block;clear:both;" /></p> <p><span style="font-family:Lato;"><span style="font-size:16px;">Once you open the <a href="https://www.selfcad.com/slicer/fdm/printers.html" target="_blank">FMD slicer</a>, you will find this option in the Settings panel on the left side of the screen, and upon extending the Infill drop-down list, you&#39;ll find two options, Infill Density and Infill Pattern. To print a truly solid object, you should start with changing the Density to 100, which will completely fill the inside of the print. You can also experiment with the Pattern to see what will fit you best (you&#39;ll find descriptions for each Pattern in the tooltip).</span></span></p>

What is the size limit for STL files?

<p><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family:Lato;">There are two limits. The first is the limit of faces. You can import objects with a maximum of million faces, and if the object has more than that, the software will simplify it during import. The second limit is your browser&#39;s memory limit per tab. In Chrome, for example, this limit is 4GB.</span></span></p>

Sliced object is full of holes that should not be there. What's wrong?

<p><span style="font-family:Lato;"><span style="font-size:16px;">Such holes will appear if one or more faces/polygons of your model are flipped.</span></span></p> <p style="text-align:center"><img alt="You can check for flipped faces with the back face culling display mode available in SelfCAD" class="content-image" data-original-url="https://www.selfcad.com/static-content/production/faq/related-media.385k353z1b3o4q1f693a6o47bj3548n543t2/original-media/file.5d220d49-5358-4943-9f91-a25c185b2f60/kpwel6t6_1.png" src="https://www.selfcad.com/static-content/production/faq/related-media.385k353z1b3o4q1f693a6o47bj3548n543t2/original-media/file.5d220d49-5358-4943-9f91-a25c185b2f60/kpwel6t6_1.png" style="max-width: 100%; display:inline-block;clear:both;" /></p> <p><br /> <span style="font-family:Lato;"><span style="font-size:16px;">In SelfCAD, you can check for flipped faces with the Back Face Culling display mode, found in the right-side panel. If a face/polygon is flipped, it will appear transparent, so if that happens to you, you&#39;ll know what&#39;s wrong with the model.</span></span></p> <p style="text-align:center"><img alt="When you find any flipped faces/polygons, you can fix them with the use of the Flip Normals tool in the Utilities" class="content-image" data-original-url="https://www.selfcad.com/static-content/production/faq/related-media.4uw3g5d1w1v4071j3a1m5x422f4y66g1e6q4/original-media/file.2b03808e-e19d-4dca-9688-19e25fa78918/kpwelwtn_2.png" src="https://www.selfcad.com/static-content/production/faq/related-media.4uw3g5d1w1v4071j3a1m5x422f4y66g1e6q4/original-media/file.2b03808e-e19d-4dca-9688-19e25fa78918/kpwelwtn_2.png" style="max-width: 100%; display:inline-block;clear:both;" /></p> <p><br /> <span style="font-family:Lato;"><span style="font-size:16px;">How to fix it? There is the Flip Normals tool in the Utilities drop-down list that will do the trick.</span></span></p>

Where is the Bevel tool?

<p><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family:Lato;">We&#39;ve split the bevel tool into two separate tools, the <a href="https://www.selfcad.com/3d-modeling-features/chamfer-tool" target="_blank">Chamfer</a>, and the <a href="https://www.selfcad.com/3d-modeling-features/fillet-tool" target="_blank">Fillet</a>. Chamfer tool allows you to bevel the edges while the Fillet rounds them. You&#39;ll find both those tools in the Modify drop-down list in the main toolbar.</span></span></p>

Why do I face size restrictions when creating objects?

<p><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family:Lato;">Such restrictions are a result of the size of your workspace. Each time you create a new project, you can set up the Workspace Size, which will determine the maximum size of the models, so it&#39;s good practice to set it all beforehand. But, if you&#39;re already in the middle of the project, you can head on to the Settings drop-down list and select Workspace Settings, where you&#39;ll find all the options related to the customization of the workspace, including its size.</span></span></p>

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