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A REAL bridging test

by Matthew813 Jun 21, 2017
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THAT'S a bridging test if I ever saw one!

Thanks! My printer barely made it, and it was pretty fun to watch.

You realize why people won't take up your challenge right? That's not what bridging is, nor how it works, nor is it physically possible.

Bridging relies on cooling and tension... The curves of this produce no tension and thus will not work regardless of settings...

What I think you're trying to refer to is overhangs.

Comments on how something never would work...dude look at the freaking photo...

Its physically possible, it’s just incredibly hard for the machine to make the filament cool fast enough to support it’s own shape in mid-air. In effect of this, the first layers of the curved bridges are certainly not perfect curves, but in the next few layers after the mid-air layer, it starts to overlay the shape of the curve into the following layers.

TRUST ME, I know what bridging is and how it works. I’ve designed and printed so many models with bridging and even bridging similar to the model which we are speaking of. A perfect example of a real life situation of curved bridging was back in September 2016, when daveyclk first uploaded his photo scanner. I was one of the first to download the model and print it (though I was too lazy to upload it.) And in the V1 model it had curve bridging in multiple areas where he had the cable snake thru the design to the phone.

C’mon man, Lighten Up! Give it a try if you can too.