My very first 3D Design and Print

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fafc
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My very first 3D Design and Print

Postby fafc » Wed Mar 25, 2020 4:45 pm

Not so much show, but rather use... ;) - I present to you my very first 3D Design and Print!

The design, mesh and export to stl took place in FC, the printing was outsourced.
In total it took me about 3 weeks from start to export... :roll: However, at the same time I had to make myself familiar with FC (reading the wiki, youtube, asking questions on the forum, etc...). Also I didn't worked every day on it, furthermore sometimes I got frustrated with my lack of skill or the (sometimes) clumsy interface of FC, so I let the project rest for a couple of days. But I finally finished it and I'm overall very satisfied! :D
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Re: My very first 3D Design and Print

Postby bitacovir » Wed Mar 25, 2020 5:10 pm

Thanks for show us your work. But, what is it?
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Re: My very first 3D Design and Print

Postby fc_tofu » Wed Mar 25, 2020 5:56 pm

fafc wrote:
Wed Mar 25, 2020 4:45 pm
Not so much show, but rather use... ;) - I present to you my very first 3D Design and Print!
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Well done.
Your product looks like big mouth with red lips. :D What's the real usage of it?
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Re: My very first 3D Design and Print

Postby fafc » Wed Mar 25, 2020 7:48 pm

It's a device to improve airflow for my graphic card cooler.
I hope to get cooler temperatures and/or need less fan speed (noise), respectively. But I yet need to test it...
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Re: My very first 3D Design and Print

Postby M.Scott » Mon Mar 30, 2020 1:44 pm

Nice work Fafc. As a first 3D modeling and printing job you did quite well. Let us know the results of your test.

If your cooler doesn't work as expected, just try to search for a 3D printable cooler online, you will get tons of free downloadable files. Just pick the one that best fits your needs and then use FreeCAD import function to edit it in FC according to your requirements. In this way, you will dramatically cut the developing times.

Hope it helps.