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Posted · Printing round models

Can you share some details about your printer, nozzle size, filament, print settings etc?


It would also help to see this print in the position it was oriented on the plate.  The gaps appear to be at their maximum nearly 180 deg apart.


For example, if this was an UMO, I'd check the xy stepper belt tension first, then move up to the larger belts, and go from there.



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    Posted · Printing round models

    Thanks for the reply John

    printer wanhao duplicator v2.1/ 0.4 nozzle/ PLA /Cura 3.1 0.2-brimm 0.8-wall 0.8-top/b0.8-comp wall overlaps-hide seam-infill 20--retr 1.5-cooling-speed 60 mm/s

    pos see picture


    im chekking belts/stepper 


    report back if there are results


    wr Henk

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    Posted · Printing round models
    have checked every bolt
    a more closer look shows a mistake in the print direction at 4 places
    see image
    now i think that the y axis stepper motor skips steps at direction change
    have ordered a new one
    fingers crossed?


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    Posted · Printing round models

    Well, if changed the stepper but no(the same) result

    Dont know were to look now for a sollution?

    Wr Henk


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    Posted · Printing round models
    found an old post
    that pointed me in the right direction https://community.ultimaker.com/topic/19494-circles-are-not-fully-round/


    my x / y frame was not 90 degrees square 



    have tacled this  with braces and the print result 
    is finally good

    w r Henk






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