Jump to content
Ultimaker Community of 3D Printing Experts

adjustable wrench, trial1

Recommended Posts

You might want to adjust the horizontal expansion so the parts don't intertwine. There's a Cura option for that that I forgot the name (ofc is a hodden option that needs to be unhidden).


thanks, i never know that there was so much hidden "underwater"

do you give a possitive value or negative value to make the holes bigger?

i assume a +1

or is this trial and errow combined with a bit of good luch :)

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Umm yeah is called Horizontal expansion. Well if you use a beta g number you will see the slice layers changing. So that will show you how much or less it needs to be. I assume negative number would compress the print and positive will expand right?

But to only change the outlines there's other option called Outer Wall Inset. Play with it and check the changes on the slicer view.

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!