what is the easiest way to clean up 3d scans for printing ?

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Old 08 August 2013   #1
what is the easiest way to clean up 3d scans for printing ?

I am using 123Catch by Autodesk and I am wondering should I import the result into 3dsmax and clean up from there or is there a simple tool that is made for this I should be using? I need to make the models waterproof.. maybe add thickness etc..

How are you guys doing this ?
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Old 08 August 2013   #2
http://www.meshmixer.com/ maybe?
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Old 08 August 2013   #3
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yes. I tried that.. I was over whelmed by so many options... I was hoping there is something that is more of a clean up wizard.. or atleast figure out which 3 or 4 functions of meshmixer to use

Im going to to using 3dsmax and ist modifiers.. Id rather use 3dsmax since that is what I know best and I prefer not to have too many programs to learn
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Old 08 August 2013   #4
Have a look at Project Memento from ADSK Labs:

http://labs.blogs.com/its_alive_in_...odesk-labs.html
 
Old 08 August 2013   #5
I honestly don't know so I'm just spitballing here. However, my first thought would be retopology and then projection. Clean up the topology so that you can break it into pieces if need be. Close the holes. Project back the finer detail so that it shows up at higher levels. Again, I really don't know. This is just what spring to my mind when I think about all of that raw data.
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Old 08 August 2013   #6
from the description memento looks like what I needs. thanks Ill try that..
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Old 08 August 2013   #7
What are the various ways we can convert the .3dP files into OBJ's without paying for a 123d catch premium membership?

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Old 08 August 2013   #8
I thought 123catch was free?

Memento was a nice program but it does not export textures yet so maybe I will try meshmixer and look up some youtube tutorials of it
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Old 08 August 2013   #9
Originally Posted by punkouter: I thought 123catch was free?

Memento was a nice program but it does not export textures yet so maybe I will try meshmixer and look up some youtube tutorials of it


Yeah there's a free version that can export objs, but it says the free one will only export objs for free for a limited time. I guess I look for a different solution when the free one stops letting me export to obj.
 
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