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Staircase Effect: How To Avoid it & Ensure Part Quality

STAIRCASE EFFECT Staircase effect is omnipresent in 3D printing irrespective of the technology chosen. 3D printing is a manufacturing technology where parts are fabricated layer by layer, thus layers form an integral part of the process. Staircase effect is a phenomenon associated with 3D printing when the layer marks become distinctly visible on the surface …