Jump to content

how to improve this?


spiruline

Recommended Posts

Posted · how to improve this?

For the top I would slow it down a bit, using the plugin to change speed/temp at height. http://forum.ultimaker.com/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=2348&start=15

For retraction parameters, there can be a bit of playing around that you will want to do. You want it to essentially release pressure by pulling the filament back, however, the amount of pull and speed are things that can be a bit individualized to the part and printer. Things to consider: how hot are you running? How fast are you printing? How well is your extruder working (is it the upgraded version or the older pressure plate)? How much material are you pushing out beforehand. The hotter/faster you are running the more pressure you are going to have to relieve, which means more travel. The more you travel though, the longer it takes to do this retraction, which allows the print head to sit there idly (heating corners/creating blobs). So, I guess my quick answer for you would be if you feel confident in your machine, try bumping the speed of retraction up a bit and see if that helps. I've seen retraction amounts up to 5mm as well that have worked based up speed and temp. So if that doesn't solve it, maybe bump it up to 3-4 mm on the amount and speed up to 50 mm/s. You may try searching thingiverse for the pyramid calibration test as well as it will burn through less filament as you try your settings than your current part.

  • 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

      • 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. 
         
        • 18 replies
      • S-Line Firmware 8.3.0 was released Nov. 20th on the "Latest" firmware branch.
        (Sorry, was out of office when this released)

        This update is for...
        All UltiMaker S series  
        New features
         
        Temperature status. During print preparation, the temperatures of the print cores and build plate will be shown on the display. This gives a better indication of the progress and remaining wait time. Save log files in paused state. It is now possible to save the printer's log files to USB if the currently active print job is paused. Previously, the Dump logs to USB option was only enabled if the printer was in idle state. Confirm print removal via Digital Factory. If the printer is connected to the Digital Factory, it is now possible to confirm the removal of a previous print job via the Digital Factory interface. This is useful in situations where the build plate is clear, but the operator forgot to select Confirm removal on the printer’s display. Visit this page for more information about this feature.
        • 0 replies
    ×
    ×
    • Create New...