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2 hours ago, Brunella said:

Hello

Yes you were right. For some reason I messed up in Solidworks. Anyway I Started printing but I have some problems with the build plate adesion. At half way of the printing process it messes up as it lifts form the build plate. I tried to put some glue and even increase a bit the buildplate temperature, unsuccessfully. 

Suggestions?

Thanks

 

I would try two things:

 

1. Extend the flange at the bottom to the inside of the model too, so it is symmetrical around the vertical support column, and make it a bit larger like in my model. Steep overhangs tend to curl up, causing the nozzle to bang into them quite hard. This requires good bonding.

2. If printing this in PLA, try the "salt method" for bonding. See the manual at my webpage (it's a bit old, but still usefull):

https://www.uantwerpen.be/nl/personeel/geert-keteleer/manuals/

 

Both combined should be okay.

 

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