3D printing design guidelines

File types

.stl .obj .stp .3dm .dwg

3D printers use the file format .stl. Are you sure your file can be printed just send us that. Not completely sure? Send us your cad file in any of the other formats.

Minimum supported wall thickness

0.4 mm

Minimum unsupported wall thickness

0.6 mm

Minimum clearance moving parts

Minimum clearance fitting parts

0.5 mm

0.1 mm

Minimum column thickness

0.3 mm (7mm tall)    

1.5 mm (30mm tall)

Minimum hole diameter

0.5 mm

Minimum embossed detail

0.1 mm

Minimum engraved detail

0.4 mm