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Considering buying a UM2E+, and had a question.

I've printed something on a different model of printer, in their "solid" mode. It was nowhere near solid, and during torque testing it snapped in half.

Does UM/Cura actually print to 100% fill like it says it does? Wondering if someone could post a photo of a cross-section of successful 100% filled part.

Thanks!

CB

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Yes. Absolutely. Solid. You have to set infill to 100%. Can you post the gcode for this print somewhere and link to it? The last line in the cura gcode file tells you all the settings you used - there are a few gotchas in Cura you have to look out for.

Also what size nozzle do you have on your printer?

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Yes.  Absolutely.  Solid.  You have to set infill to 100%.  Can you post the gcode for this print somewhere and link to it?  The last line in the cura gcode file tells you all the settings you used - there are a few gotchas in Cura you have to look out for.  

Also what size nozzle do you have on your printer?

 

Hi gr5, was just reading your post on filament strength.

Sorry, with that machine I can't get the gcode or the nozzle size. I will trust the UM2 will perform better with its 100% infill than this one did in "solid" mode. Have ordered our new machine, should arrive today. Thanks!

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