“From Visible to Printable: Thin Surface with Implicit Interior Structures” by QI and LI


Entry Number: 64


    From Visible to Printable: Thin Surface with Implicit Interior Structures



    Converting a surface-based objects into a thin-surface solid representation is an essential problem for additive manufacturing. This paper proposes a simple way to thicken surfaces to thin solids based on implicit modeling technique. With the proposed technique, any surface-based object can be converted into a 3D printing friendly form that seamlessly combines both the geometric shape and its interior material structures in one single representation.


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