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April '19

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S I G N & D I G I T A L G R A P H I C S • April 2019 • 35 ingly simple model may not print suc- cessfully due to a variety of reasons. When rendering a 3D object for print there are specific characteristics that need to be considered. First of all, is the object the correct size for your printer? Inexpensive desktop 3D print- ers are fairly small, so the object needs to be rendered with consideration to the printer's capabilities. Furthermore, overly complex objects with areas that overlap can present problems. The most common problems have to do with the heads and the filament. Here is a website that addresses troubleshooting the most common 3 D printer problems: http:// sdgmag.ly/hcucx. Websites 3D objects can be imported from the many websites that offer free models. Figure 4: 3D objects can be imported from the many websites that offer free models. More complex models can be purchased. Categories include furniture, people, animals, vehicles and trees among countless others. (Figure 4) Once imported, these models can be modi- fied in your 3D program by changing their shape, color or texture. http://sdgmag.ly/4ki6u To read Stephen's previous article on this topic, visit ©2019 CIT Group Inc. All rights reserved. CIT and the CIT logo are registered trademarks of CIT Group Inc. Not all applicants will qualify for financing. All finance programs and rates are subject to final approval by CIT, and are subject to change at anytime without notice. Speed and performance are subject to applicant's local connectivity and other factors outside CIT's control. Financing as essential as ink Need financing options? Whether you are buying or selling – we o…er fast financing for a fast world. 877-786-5327 | cit.com/SDGMag print@cit.com

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