Fill Density

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A screenshot of the Fill Density setting as seen in MatterControl's SETTINGS pane.


The amount of infill material to generate, expressed as a mathematical term-- specifically, ratio or a percentage.


  • percent (%)
  • ratio

Can be zero.


  • Light : 10%
  • Standard : 30%
  • Heavy : 90%
  • Custom : user-defined (can be % or ratio)


A basic cube using Cura's infill pattern at 10%.


Using a percentage. In this case, the infill will be 37% of the total area designated for infill.

Fill Density-ss-ex.png


Using a ratio from 0 to 1. In this case, 0.89 translates to 89%. Actual infill will be 89% of the total area designated for infill.

Fill Density-ss-ex1.png