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Stringing (Ultimaker Original)

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Hi

I was reviewing some Tips and Tricks and have a few questions.

I've been lowering my print temperature to about 200-208C and keeping the print speed at 45-50. (travel speed 150). I'm still seeing a lot of stringing, especially on prints that have multiple objects.

I am printing with Ultimaker PLA blue (2.85mm)

I seem to have trouble with extruding material if I go below 200, thus why I am finding myself in the 208 C range

Extraction is enabled. No heated bed plate

Using the 15.06 version of CURA

Should I print faster and hotter? Say 220C and double the print speed to 100?

Print one object at a time?

I'd try lower and slower but, again, trouble extruding when i go lower in temp

Thanks!

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Also make sure your nozzle exterior is relatively clean, sometimes some residual stuff on the side of the nozzle 'drags' the newly extruded material along creating thin string. I find if you have a lot caked on, set it to 90C and it peels off like a skin. (you can do a cold pull too while you're here. :p)

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