Saturday, 27 July 2013

Article about custom GCode generation using F#

The commercial F#.NET Journal just published an article describing some interesting new techniques to dramatically improve both print quality and speed simultaneously by generating custom GCode using Microsoft's F# programming language.

Here is the original test object printed using Slic3r:

and here is the result printed using their custom GCode using the same layer height (!):

This really shows just how much room for improvement there is in the software used to drive today's 3D printers, i.e. the printer drivers.

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