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The Balloon Lampshade

by Shruikan Oct 22, 2014
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I just print all with a creality ender 3.
I did not have any problem, nevertheless I would like to print it on a bigger scale because for me it is too small.
could you give me the procedure to do it?

je viens d imprimer l'ensemble avec une créality ender 3.
je n'ai pas eu de souci, néanmoins je souhaiterais l'imprimer à une échelle plus importante car pour moi ça fait trop petit.
pourriez vous me donner la marche à suivre pour le faire ?

Hi there, im sry but can you translate it to english?

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Hi there,

thank you for sharing this really nice design. I did try to print the fine one for the childrensroom but unfortunately failed. Could someone tell me what went wrong?
Vasemode was turned on. No upper and lower layers as suggested.

Thx in advance.

Hello there,
its a problem that is caused by the huge overhangs on top..
I thinks its really the limit a 3D-printer can do..

To solve the problem, please increase the flowrate in your settings -> flowrate :180% of your "normal" print setting.

For creality ender 3, I uploaded a gcode just a few moments ago.

Hope that will solve your problem :)

Have you got model Top adapter for electric cabel? Only question i can modeling new :)

great design dude :)

Thank you :)

I need to cut the top and bottom after print?

No, please set the Infill to 0% and bottom and top layers to 0 in your slicer settings. :) then it will print only the balloon and you can set your perimeters how you like :)

Thank's for help! ;)

what was the hanging bulb that you used?

Hey it was a normal E27 Bulb with a standard socket.

Great design, thank you.

Is there a model for the top where the power cable is? I am not sure which lamp set up is used for the model. An adjustable model for that piece would be handy so we can use any power cable.... In the mean time I will do one up if I can. my skills are low on the design front, lol

Sorry for that, I saw you have now designed your own top piece. Nice! Thanks for printing this lamp and sharing your results :)

I have a problem... can you look this image?
is it normal?

Hey, yes one file is broken...
I'm sorry I haven't fixed the data til now..
please use the volume model and print it with the perimeter value you want without any infill or bottom and top layers ;)

A single perimeter vase mode print should work fine ;)

Very nice design!!!
it is good!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Very nice design! Could you upload a better resolution model, this is still a bit poor, I'd like to print a nice smoother one, Thanks a lot! Great Job!

Hey sry to keep you waiting so long. I uploaded a new file with a smoother stl mesh ;)
If you print this please share a picture of it :)

Which LED lamp did you use?

a very cheap e27 3w led bulb ;)

Hey! there is a gap in the object when printing, is it normal?

Ahhh, I've found a problem with the stl file !! So, its not ur fault! I'll fix it!

no, normally it should be without any holes or gaps.

Did you reload the file? I still have that problem. Thanx!

I am sorry. I don't have the time at the moment, so maybe please use the other file with 0% infill and no top and bottom layers ;)
then u should be able to print this too

Nice pice of art. I am yust making one. Could you please upload original CAD-file? The STL-file-resolution is poor ... it results in bad curves...


Hey sry to keep you waiting so long. I uploaded a new file with a smoother stl mesh ;)
The original CAD file is a little bit difficult because I designed it with displacement mapping..
If you print this please share a picture of it :)

I'll upload a new version with better curves ;)