Jump to content
Ultimaker Community of 3D Printing Experts

Purge before the print does not abort


Recommended Posts

Posted · Purge before the print does not abort

Hi folks,

I hope all is well with you all.

I am printing silicon using Discov3ry setup and in order to get the print right, we have to use the 'Purge' print first so that the material reaches the nozzle.

But when it is very close to the nozzle, I tend to abort the command and prepare to print the desired.

But for some reason, the 'purge' command does not abort right away. It takes few more minutes to abort.

I am not sure if there is a way to quantify the time used to purging or something can be altered in the gcode.

Let me know what you all think about it.

Thanks,

Abhi

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Posted · Purge before the print does not abort

    Hi,

    I'm not familliar with the discov3ry setup bu i assume that some of the commands are already sent to the printer and that when you abort these commands can't be withdrawn from the command queue. I'm afraid there's nothing to do in that case (except hard power off of the printer).

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Posted · Purge before the print does not abort

    I'm not familiar with the software your using either,, but like you said, is there a way you can get into the gcode and set an E value? some distance you can judge and tell it to prime that amount so its all a flowing motion instead of you physically trying to abort.... that will be your best bet or like stated above hard shut off...

  • 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
     Share

    • Our picks

      • The Ultimaker Showcase — October 14. What's new?
        Your dear friends at Ultimaker have some exciting news and insights for you!
         
        • 0 replies
      • New here? Get ahead with a free onboarding course
        Hi,
         
        Often getting started is the most difficult part of any process. A good start sets you up for success and saves you time and energy that could be spent elsewhere. That is why we have a onboarding course ready for
        Ultimaker S5 Pro Bundle, Ultimaker S5, Ultimaker S3 Ultimaker 2+ Connect.   
        They're ready for you on the Ultimaker Academy platform. All you need to do to gain access is to register your product to gain free access. 
        Ready? Register your product here in just 60 seconds.
          • Like
        • 8 replies
    ×
    ×
    • Create New...