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Slicer App v1.7.5

Introduction

Milkshake Slicer App is a tool to prepare and convert your 3d models to print files.

There are 2 file formats you may come across in the app:

 

.mks    Slicer app scene files. Contain all models and supports data.

.opf     Printable file, to be uploaded to printer

 

 

Interfaces

Import

Support File Format : .obj/ .stl/ .slc

Import Unit : as mm / inches

Transform

Move

Tips

Use Shortcut + and - to scale the gizmo

Scale

on Percentage

Rotate

Must Rotate model before adding supports

 

For large flat surface, tilt up to print for 

better quality

Tips

Fit Size

Unit in mm

 
 

Hollow

Print in hollow to save materials

Empty

Pattern:

Lattice

Add Support

 
 

Auto Support Points

Generate Supports

Calculate and Display Support Points

*Calculation base on Face Down Angle (Blue Area)

Lowest Points

Area Support Points

From Points to Supports

You may simply use Auto Mode to generate supports or edit it manually for Advanced Users.

Basic Auto

Step 1 Auto Support Points

Step 2 Generate Supports

Advance Users (Manual Edit)

Step 1 Add points manually

           

Step 2 Generate points or

            Advance(Manual Edit)

Support Menu

Display

Face Down Angle

2D

Choose a face to add supports:

Must "Auto Generate Points"

before using 2D features

Tips

Area for flat surface

Around the edge

on the model to choose face

For bases/terrains/flat surface,

add edge support per 3mm.

 

Advance

For manual edit supports only

Hit

Object

 

Root to

Ground

 

Down

Vector

 

Line Up

 

X Cross

 

Y Cross

 

Group

 

 

Manual

Add Cross Support

Link to Support

Avoid support rooting on

model surface

Fine tune position

 

Base Grid

Four Patterns

 

Subtract Holes

Base on Face Normal

 

Slice to OPF

After prepared model to print, 

choose Z Layer thickness 

make Thumbnail and

Slice

 

 

Final check the sliced files:

- Supports are enough

- Model does not contain broken faces/ open edges/ double faces

 

If model has hollow:

-check for inner support

 

 

 

Pre-cache for fast viewing

Full loaded, Drag to check images

Well supported,

safe to print

No support on lowest point, 

Model pops up and fail to print

 

OPF Viewer