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Posted · Uneven Quality

Hi All,

Does anyone have any ideas of why the Ultimaker 2 using ABS might create such a variation in quality across the one print. There are 5 identical components in this print with vast differences in print quality (seems to get worse going from the one it prints first to the last one). See attached photo and profile.

Thanks

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[profile]

layer_height = 0.1

wall_thickness = .8

retraction_enable = True

solid_layer_thickness = 0.5

fill_density = 100

nozzle_size = 0.4

print_speed = 30

print_temperature = 255

print_temperature2 = 0

print_temperature3 = 0

print_temperature4 = 0

print_bed_temperature = 110

support = None

platform_adhesion = Brim

support_dual_extrusion = Both

wipe_tower = False

wipe_tower_volume = 15

ooze_shield = False

filament_diameter = 2.97

filament_diameter2 = 0

filament_diameter3 = 0

filament_diameter4 = 0

filament_flow = 100.0

retraction_speed = 30

retraction_amount = 3

retraction_dual_amount = 16.5

retraction_min_travel = 2

retraction_combing = True

retraction_minimal_extrusion = 0.02

retraction_hop = 0.0

bottom_thickness = 0

layer0_width_factor = 150

object_sink = 0.0

overlap_dual = 0.15

travel_speed = 150

bottom_layer_speed = 40

infill_speed = 0.0

inset0_speed = 0.0

insetx_speed = 0.0

cool_min_layer_time = 15

fan_enabled = False

skirt_line_count = 6

skirt_gap = 0

skirt_minimal_length = 150.0

fan_full_height = 0.5

fan_speed = 17

fan_speed_max = 75

cool_min_feedrate = 20

cool_head_lift = False

solid_top = True

solid_bottom = True

fill_overlap = 20

support_type = Lines

support_angle = 60

support_fill_rate = 15

support_xy_distance = 0.7

support_z_distance = 0.15

spiralize = False

simple_mode = False

brim_line_count = 20

raft_margin = 5

raft_line_spacing = 3.0

raft_base_thickness = 0.3

raft_base_linewidth = 1.0

raft_interface_thickness = 0.27

raft_interface_linewidth = 0.4

raft_airgap_all = 0.0

raft_airgap = 0.22

raft_surface_layers = 2

raft_surface_thickness = 0.27

raft_surface_linewidth = 0.4

fix_horrible_union_all_type_a = False

fix_horrible_union_all_type_b = False

fix_horrible_use_open_bits = False

fix_horrible_extensive_stitching = False

plugin_config =

object_center_x = -1

object_center_y = -1

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Posted (edited) · Uneven Quality

Since the objects are so flat first think that comes to mind it's that the bed isn't properly level, making visible errors on the first layers.

Edit: Yeah the skirt on the ones of the bottom has diferent gaps between the lines than the others. That shows an uneven bed calibration.

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