SmartSlice 20.2 release notes

SmartSlice 20.2 includes several significant updates. For an in-depth discussion of the new features, please read this blog post.

New features:

  • Viewing results
    • After a Validation, users can now plot the deformed part shape and regions of the part where the factor of safety is less than the target value. 
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  • Tooltips
    • Tooltips have been added to many of the SmartSlice buttons.
    • Tooltips have been added to the optimization table of solutions.

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  • Sort results by part cost
    • If the material cost is defined in Cura, SmartSlice will compute the part cost for each of the solutions it generates during an Optimization. In these cases, a new "Cost" column will be added to the results table and users can sort by part cost.

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  • Cubic infill pattern now supported
    • Supported infill patterns include: grid, triangles, and cubic.
  • 10 new, tested materials added
    • Fiberthree PA-CF Pro
    • Fiberthree PA-GF Pro
    • igus GmbH iglidur® I150 
    • igus GmbH iglidur® I180
    • Jabil PA 4535 CF 
    • Jabil PETg 0800 ESD
    • MatterHackers NylonG 
    • MatterHackers NylonX 
    • Polymaker PolyMide™ PA6-CF 
    • Polymaker PolyMide™ PA6-GF 
  • Support for Cura version 4.8
    • Officially supported versions include 4.6, 4.7, and 4.8.