Designing for multi color printing


I have a seemingly simple question and can’t find any documentation on it.

We have the dual extruder on a TAZ4 and can print objects with two materials where one is the object and the other is always the support structure. Can anyone point me to some information on how best to design for making prints that use both extruders in a single object?

Is creating objects like this as simple as making an stl file that has separate meshes adding up to what will be the whole object?

I’m curious what others are building that is only possible with dual extruders and isn’t just a support structure + object material.


After more research I found some info on AMF files in the Slicer docs. I’ll post more about my findings as I work through it. Stay tuned.