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How to smooth the surface of tpu(flexible material)?

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Posted (edited) · How to smooth the surface of tpu(flexible material)?

Hi,everyone...I used TPU filament to print out the product but the surface is very poor. The temperature set as standard which is 250 degree..Any methods can smooth the surface of product? Please help me solve the problem and give suggestion...

The picture below show my product.

 

Thanks 

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Posted · How to smooth the surface of tpu(flexible material)?

This looks like underextrusion. Did you select the right profile in Cura?

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Posted · How to smooth the surface of tpu(flexible material)?

I think 250° is too hot, because default UM TPU prints at 225°, so the bad surface could also be extrem stringing - on this photo I cannot see if the surface should be like this or should be a smooth.

 

And you should print TPU very slow to get good results.

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