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I am getting stringing due to the head travelling across the part.

If I enable combing ON then the layer view shows the head travelling around the entire profile to the same start point for the next layer. This increases travel time when I would really rather the head alternate the direction for each layer -IOW start the next layer on the same side rather than travelling across.

Is that possible in Cura? Could I use a tool to modify the STL to remedy this?

Any advice would be appreciated!






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Thanks for the useful hints! I had tried to decrease the temperature as far as I thought reasonable, but Z-Hop was 0 so I'm sure that will help in future.

However in the meantime I tried a repair in netfab and then reloaded the reparied stl and it is no longer tracking across the part on each Z-increment. This has also saved me nearly an hour in print time on a 10.5 hour print. (I'm sure increasing the travel speed would have helped there too.)

Thanks again,


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