The Influence of Different Slicer Software on 3d Printing Products Accuracy and Surface Roughness


  • Sally Cahyati Universitas Trisakti
  • Haris Risqy Aziz Universitas Trisakti



Slicer Software, 3D Printing, Quality, Surface Roughness, Accuracy


Rapid Prototyping (RP) is a manufacturing process that produces a 3D model CAD to be a real product rapidly by using additive manufacturing technology. In this case, the product will print layer by layer uses a 3D printer machine. The 3D printer requires slicer software to convert CAD data into data that a 3D printer machine can read. Research is done to analyze the effect of three kinds of slicer software on 3D printing objects on the accuracy and surface roughness of the product. The 3D model CAD is sliced using three different slicer software, namely   Ideamaker, Repetier Host, and Cura. The slice model result from each slicer will be printed on a 3D printer machine with the same process parameters to be compared. Then the product's dimensional and surface roughness will be measured to determine the effect of each slicer on product quality. The best quality of the product reflected the most suitable slicer software for the 3D printing machine that used. The best results achieved by Cura slicer because it has resulted in small dimensional deviations (max 0,0308±0,0079) and stabile high surface roughness of the product (max 1,585+059).

Author Biographies

Sally Cahyati, Universitas Trisakti

Jurusan Teknik Mesin - Fakultas Teknologi Industri

Haris Risqy Aziz, Universitas Trisakti

Mahasiswa Jurusan Teknik Mesin - Fakultas Teknologi Industri


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