Jump to content

shifted layers?


Minimi

Recommended Posts

Posted · shifted layers?

Hello everyone,

I bought a um2 a few days ago and have successfully printed some models, but I am having troubles with this one.

For my first try, I printed it horizontally but the bottom was ugly.

So I tried to cut it and print two half vertically, and I get what you can see here:

qMHFVOR.jpg

Why is this happening? Should I thicken the shape, change the settings of the print?

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Posted · shifted layers?

    It's hard to see how big the print is but I'm guessing it's quite small? If so, it's most likely a cooling issue. The plastic isn't given enough time to cool so it's a bit like chewing gum and can move around a bit as it gets pushed around by the nozzle.

    Try printing a couple of copies at the same time and see if that helps.

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Posted · shifted layers?

    Thanks for the help, I thought about cooling too.

    I need to print small pieces, this one have a diameter of 10cm, but the thickness is 1 - 2 mm only. I have tried to play with the minimum time per layer, without success for the smallest parts.

    I am going to try with a couple of copies, but maybe I should look for better settings too?

    Should I try with a smallest nozzle (I have only used a 0.4 for now)? How to adapt settings for small prints?

  • 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

      • Introducing the UltiMaker Factor 4
        We are happy to announce the next evolution in the UltiMaker 3D printer lineup: the UltiMaker Factor 4 industrial-grade 3D printer, designed to take manufacturing to new levels of efficiency and reliability. Factor 4 is an end-to-end 3D printing solution for light industrial applications
          • Thanks
          • Like
        • 3 replies
      • UltiMaker Cura 5.7 stable released
        Cura 5.7 is here and it brings a handy new workflow improvement when using Thingiverse and Cura together, as well as additional capabilities for Method series printers, and a powerful way of sharing print settings using new printer-agnostic project files! Read on to find out about all of these improvements and more. 
         
          • Like
        • 27 replies
    ×
    ×
    • Create New...