Embedding a mesh into 3D print

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Easy method of embedding a mesh into a 3D print.


Paul McClay wrote 12/07/2021 at 07:51 point

Size 40 nylon mesh @ $10/six square feet = just 3 μ$/hole - practically free!

(or maybe I should go to sleep...)

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gwfami wrote 12/08/2021 at 18:10 point

I think your calculations are a little off.  Did you remember to include the Monofilament Nylon 6 fiber 42 threads per inch and 400 micron hole opening with 45% open area in your calculations?

Turns out I ordered the wrong size of mesh, so I've got a whole lot of 400 micron (40 mesh) left over.  Discounted just for your comment to $1 per square foot. or $100 for the entire roll.


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Paul McClay wrote 12/29/2021 at 04:32 point

Oh I didn't remember anything of what I never knew :}

My lazy try at discovering how screens are spec'd came up short and confused between linear & area dimensions and apparently some amount of industry standard nonstandard approximation. "% open area" sounds like the parameter that would have made sense.

Hmm... things to do with 40 mesh screen...

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