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Posted · Why Cura creates only 8 layers?

Hi,

I created a STL file with Autodesk Fusion 360. The simple part has a height of exact 1mm in Fusion 360.

Then I exported it as STL file.

If I slice it now using Cura 15.09.90 it just gets 8 layers. Layer height I set to 0.1 mm.

So the height of my part would be 0.8 mm instead of 1.0. :-(

Why I only get 8 layers and not 10? With old Cura 15.02.01 it is the same - only 8 layers.

Here I uploaded the test STL file.

Test STL

Thanks!

BTW: Why this UM forum does not provide a uplaod function for e.g. STL, Cura files etc.?

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Posted · Why Cura creates only 8 layers?

Did you check the height of the base first layer?

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Posted · Why Cura creates only 8 layers?

what is your Initial layer height set to? Its normally 0.3mm, so 1 layer of 0.3mm then 7 more layers of 0.1mm = 1mm high

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Posted · Why Cura creates only 8 layers?

Hi,

Yes this was the reason. My initial layer height was set to 0.3 mm and then of course everything is fine.

With Cura 15.09.90 by default the initial layer height is not visible in the right pane and so I just forgot about the initial layer height. :O

Thanks guys!

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Posted · Why Cura creates only 8 layers?

You will find that Cura 1.99 runs a lot smoother then 15.09.90

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