Fwd: Re: Complex model - reducing render time

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Fwd: Re: Complex model - reducing render time

mondo

Worth a try dropping it into AngelCad, that generates stl's much faster
from openscad files. https://forum.abmesh.com/index.php?topic=70.0  You
may be surprised at the speed difference, I was, a few days ago.

On 09/04/2021 15:12, [hidden email] wrote:

> Folks,
>
> Thanks so much for your help.
>
> I've implemented both the hull() and the sweep() methods and both work
> but the
> sweep is fastest. I'd never seen this library before but it does <exactly>
> what I wanted.
>
> One final question: my final model has many (100s) repeats of this simple
> shape and, even with the sweep() method the final render is very slow (how
> slow I don't know yet but the memory requirements seem sane).
>
> At the moment I'm saving my shape to .stl and then tiling this .stl file.
> Perhaps with the sweep() function I should skip this step? Clearly I
> need to
> benchmark both approaches but while I wait for the final render would
> anyone
> care to guess which would be faster?
>
> Thanks!
>
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