Using Smart Slice

Print settings that influence Smart Slice

Cura provides users access to numerous print settings and many of these settings can have an effect on the performance of a printed part. Smart Slice accounts for key print settings in order to construct the numerical models that compute part displacements and safety factors.


The following list contains the main print settings that influence the results generated by Smart Slice:

  • Material

  • Layer Height

  • Line Width

  • Wall Thickness

  • Wall Line Count

  • Top/Bottom Thickness

  • Top Layers

  • Bottom Layers

  • Top/Bottom Line Directions

  • Infill Density

  • Infill Pattern (supported infill patterns: Grid, Triangles, and Cubic)

  • Infill Line Directions

The following print settings are not considered by Smart Slice:

  • Flow (Smart Slice assumes that Flow = 100%)

  • Thermal settings (Printing Temperature, Build Plate Temperature, Enable Print Cooling, etc.)

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