Jump to content
Ultimaker Community of 3D Printing Experts

How to pick up a print job where it left off?

Recommended Posts

how do the last layers look like? Is it a clean stop or is the material getting thinner and weaker? Is your object still attached on the platform?

It is possible to hack the gcode and continue, but you will always see were the split was, and hard to find out at exactly which layer to continue.

There are some posts on this subject somewhere, but it is a bit difficult to get it right, and only possible if your object is still in place.

Another option is (when the object is not on the platform) to print the rest and glue it together.

In Cura you can sink the object into the platform at the right spot and print it from there. Better to have some overlapping layers so you can sand both sides down to get an exact fit. Glue with PVC glue.

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

continuing resuming rescuing failed print resume

First you need to use pronterface to find the exact layer to continue on.  Pronterface is here:


read all gr5 posts here:


post #9 here has specific code change example for um2 (ultigcode):


Edited by IRobertI
Fixed link

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now


  • Our picks

    • Architect Design Contest | Vehicles.
      We're open for entries! - Design and submit your 3D designs of architectural entourage - vehicles - for a chance to win a large filament pack. Presenting an idea, an architectural design or something as big as an urban project isn't easy. A scaled model can really help to get your idea across.
        • Like
      • 14 replies
    • What The DfAM?
      I'm Steve Cox, an experienced engineer familiar with 3D printing. I wanted to share some DfAM guidelines with this community to help and make stronger parts.
      I'm also an Autodesk Certified Instructor for Fusion 360, so many of the images in ...
        • Thanks
        • Like
      • 17 replies

Important Information

Welcome to the Ultimaker Community of 3D printing experts. Visit the following links to read more about our Terms of Use or our Privacy Policy. Thank you!