problems with large STL files

JosephW
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problems with large STL files

Postby JosephW » Wed May 09, 2018 2:22 pm

I am having problems opening larger STL files (75 to 125 MB files) in Contour. The program stops working and the error message only says that the program has encounter a problem. I am working on a large chalice and some of the pieces are complex. I have broken the pieces down as small as I can. I have seen pictures of users printing large items in the gallery, so I'm wondering what I might be doing wrong. Can anyone give me some advice?

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Re: problems with large STL files

Postby mongerdesigns » Wed May 09, 2018 5:17 pm

Joseph,

Do you have contour also installed on your main workstation? If not, install it and contact info@junction3d.com to activate it. Then try opening the file on your workstation. If it works, then your laptop may need more memory to handle the complex file.
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