10 Basic 3D Model Repair Functions Every Data Prepper Should Know
8. Minimize file size
Every triangle your design is made up of uses memory in your computer. Therefore, STL files with more triangles are heavier to process and slice. In many cases, the 3D printer won’t even be able to print a file over a certain amount of polygons, making triangle reduction –also known as polygon reduction or mesh decimation - an essential component.