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How to prepare model for 3D printing

We all know that 3D printing is either here or at least just around the corner. But there’s more to 3D printing a model than just slapping some meshes together and calling it a day. You have to prepare your model to be 3D-printing ready, and we are going to tell you how to do it. The first step ideally happens even before you open your 3D modeling software. You should consider the material you are going to print it in, as well as the technology used for the printing. Can you have interlocking parts? Do you need escape holes for support material? Can the material and the process support all the shapes and the level of sharpness that you need? You must think about it before you model, and check out the printing and material guides online. 3D printing vendors want you to succeed and usually provide clear and exhaustive detail on what certain materials and methods can or can’t do.

While modeling, you should also consider the center of gravity, because you don’t want your model to topple …

Reason & Solution For Hard Disk SMART Command Failed Error

Yesterday night I encountered a strange error on my computer. I couldn't boot my computer properly and instead of OS window I was stuck in an error page, Hard Disk SMART Command Failed. Other than Tab key, no other keys were working.It was a confusing situation because whenever I reboot my PC, I was going back to the same error page like I was in a loop. I started counting the possible reasons for this particular warning and the major possibilities came in to my mind were :
Hard disk drive (HDD) failure
BIOS / Mother board issueOn the error page I was getting an alert like press [Del] to enter BIOS. But Delete button was not working because it was not responding due to the error. So I decided to follow my way of troubleshooting and started with Hard Disk Drive. I opened the cabinet and disconnect power cable and Bus (cable which connects motherboard and peripheral devices) from the HDD. After reconnecting them, my computer started work again and no more failure messages. I was wo…