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Posted (edited) · Ugly print help

Hi there,

    I am new to 3d printing and am having issues figuring out to get clean prints.  The bottom sections of this egg are not good, but the upper layers are beautiful.  This happens when I printed small and large.  Help please.

Ultimaker S5 using Ultimaker PLA


Cura 3.5.1 settings-

.2mm layerheight

.8 wall thickness

3 wall line count

20% infill triangles

195 temp

6.5 retraction

65 speed

no support

skirt on







Edited by Tinuviel

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Posted (edited) · Ugly print help

Ehm well this is not much to work with, can you send what your problem is make pictures and maybe share your printer, material and profile.


Nevermind it did not load properly and only said hi all at first now it is better

Edited by Job_van_gennip
Site did not load well the first time and i only saw hi all

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Posted · Ugly print help

The reason the bottom is ugly is all due to overhang. The printer cannot cool the print sufficiently. What you could try is using supports especially when you print them with pva. This will make it look much better. 

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