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Your Settings for Perfect Quality Prints?

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Settings depend on so many things it's difficult to compare between different machines and filaments used. Also, there are so many settings... but anyway, here it is:

I am using this black PLA filament and generating the code in NetFabb.

(Region, layer size, speed)

External contour: 0.04 mm, 25 mm/s.

Internal contour: 0.08 mm, 40 mm/s.

Downskin: 0.16 mm, 40 mm/s.

Upskin: 0.08 mm, 40 mm/s.

Filling: 0.16 mm, 60 mm/s, one line evely 4 mm (that's 10%).

The first layer is printed at 50% speed and no fan.

My extruder (the upgraded version) is perfectly calibrated at 844 steps/mm.

Using duble layer sizes for the filling and downskin makes it much faster to print without any external difference. But you currently can't do that in Cura.

 

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