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Posted · Problem surface

Hi @Kaetzy,

Thank you for your post and welcome to the forums!

The references you see on the surface of your print are residue of the support which you have removed. Because the support is made of the same material as the print, there is good layer bonding / adhesion between the support and the print. That means, if your support is too close to your print it actually becomes part of your print. You can look for the sweet spot where it is strong enough to support your print, but the layer between your print and support is big enough for it to snap off easily.

We put quite some time in optimizing the print profiles and support settings. Are you using the latest version of Cura?

You could also sand down your print to make it super smooth, although post-processing is not an option for everyone.

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    Posted · Problem surface

    You can reduce the ugliness a little bit, but not eliminate it, by designing your own supports. Then you can get them closer to the underside of the design, and still remove them well. There have been a few topics about this recently. Search the forum for: custom supports

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    Posted · Problem surface

    Hi @Kaetzy,

    Thank you for your post and welcome to the forums!

    The references you see on the surface of your print are residue of the support which you have removed. Because the support is made of the same material as the print, there is good layer bonding / adhesion between the support and the print. That means, if your support is too close to your print it actually becomes part of your print. You can look for the sweet spot where it is strong enough to support your print, but the layer between your print and support is big enough for it to snap off easily.

    We put quite some time in optimizing the print profiles and support settings. Are you using the latest version of Cura?

    You could also sand down your print to make it super smooth, although post-processing is not an option for everyone.

    I use Cura 2.7. That there is a connection between support structure and object is clear but not so bad. The object has no smooth surface, The surface consists of individual bands / Lienen

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