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How to create and use a grayscale mask with MonoWare

How to create and use a grayscale mask with MonoWare

A laser based SLA printing technique utilizes a single laser spot, leading to highly uniform beam intensity across the whole build size, given the scanning angle is reasonably small. However DLP and LCD based printers use a wide spread beam source, so uneven light intensity is an intrinsic issue. The easiest way to effectively remove this issue is using a so-called grayscale mask. Without the mask, the layer information usually consists of fully off (normally 0) and fully on (normally 255). With the mask on, the intermediate gray values are used to suppress higher intensity areas into the lowest value to make...

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