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Posted · Horrible corners!

Does anyone know how I might be able to dial out these awful rounded corners? The material is ABS, although it makes little difference what material is used. I won't give you the whole profile, but I'm basically printing with the suggested settings. It's not just rounded corners, all curved surfaces seem to suffer the same kind of problems, unless I print at a stupidly low speed. I can't afford to turn everything down to 20, I'll never get anything done!

Everything has been kept well lubricated and the printer is on some TPE cushioned feet.

Any ideas?

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    Posted · Horrible corners!

    If that doesn't work - always consider playing during the print.

    Go into the TUNE menu and try 50% speed for a few layers to see if it looks better. If so slowly increase the speed until you see the quality change. You can also mess with temperature.

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    Posted (edited) · Horrible corners!

    Is this one corner only? Or are other corners the same? If it is one corner only I think you are looking at the effects of z-seam.

    Are you using the latest version of Cura? Improvements have been made in hiding the z-seam. You can control where it is put, and I think default it is hidden in an inside corner of your part.

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    Posted · Horrible corners!

    I have this too using Cura. Went back to S3D and prints with default settings put Cura to shame. I haven't had time to compare the settings back and forth yet.

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