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Posted · CURA Setting for Flashforge 3D Printer

Hi Everyone

 

I'm Evo...

 

For FLASHFORGE printer User sometime I frustrated for  "How I can use CURA for my Flashforge Printer?"

 

CURA is a wonderful Sclier and many people use CURA as their main slicer. 

 

Somehow I might figure out How to Use CURA for Flashforge 3D Printer

 

I believe many of us who own Flashforge 3D printer and Ultimaker product want to use only one slicer software only for both machine

 

So I would like to share My finding here and hopefully wonderful Cura-Ultimaker community can work together with workable CURA for Flashforge 3D printer

 

So here is setting and Finding on the attachment. in this case I use Flashforge Guider IIS

 

Not perfect but I think it's a good start to improve the code.

 

I believe we can still do Coding in CURA custom code. but I'm not really familier with it.

 

 

Flashforge with CURA V1.pdf

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Posted · CURA Setting for Flashforge 3D Printer

This is possible, I have created the start and end g-code for a flash forge finder and have used it to print parts.  You essentially open up a .gx file created by flashprint and copy the end and start gcode out and you are ready to go.

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    Posted · CURA Setting for Flashforge 3D Printer

    Can you post examples of the Start and End code, I can open up my .gx file but I don't know where to stop for the cura settings, M108 or M106???

     

     

    ;start gcode
    M118 X70.28 Y21.00 Z18.01 T0
    M140 S50 T0
    M104 S200 T0
    M104 S0 T1
    M107
    G90
    G28
    M132 X Y Z A B
    G1 Z50.00 F400
    G161 X Y F3300
    M7 T0
    M6 T0
    M651
    M907 X100 Y100 Z40 A80 B20
    M108 T0
    G1 X70.28 Y21.00 F6000
    ;preExtrude:0.20
    ;preExtruder0
    M108 T0
    G1 Z.20 F400
    G1 X70.28 Y21.00 F6000
    G1 X-49.72 Y21.00 E17.4017 F1200
    ;raft
    ;layer:0.27
    ;shell
    M106

    Thanks

     

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    Posted · CURA Setting for Flashforge 3D Printer
    On 3/5/2019 at 9:41 AM, robstermn said:

    Can you post examples of the Start and End code, I can open up my .gx file but I don't know where to stop for the cura settings, M108 or M106???

     

     

    
    ;start gcode
    M118 X70.28 Y21.00 Z18.01 T0
    M140 S50 T0
    M104 S200 T0
    M104 S0 T1
    M107
    G90
    G28
    M132 X Y Z A B
    G1 Z50.00 F400
    G161 X Y F3300
    M7 T0
    M6 T0
    M651
    M907 X100 Y100 Z40 A80 B20
    M108 T0
    G1 X70.28 Y21.00 F6000
    ;preExtrude:0.20
    ;preExtruder0
    M108 T0
    G1 Z.20 F400
    G1 X70.28 Y21.00 F6000
    G1 X-49.72 Y21.00 E17.4017 F1200
    ;raft
    ;layer:0.27
    ;shell
    M106

    Thanks

     

    Is this code good for the Flashforge Creator 3?

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    Posted · CURA Setting for Flashforge 3D Printer
    On 4/2/2020 at 2:28 PM, michellenv said:
    
    has anyone managed to hit these codes for the flashforge finder? I can't get anywhere.

    Hi,

    Now its possible to print with cura, we added them in. But soon will be integrated as bundle in next release of cura.

    Check this out.:

    https://github.com/Ultimaker/Cura/issues/7829#issuecomment-636366975

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    Posted · CURA Setting for Flashforge 3D Printer

    This is a good source to follow to get your finder running with Cura: https://labs.tomasino.org/flashforge-finder-with-cura/

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    Posted · CURA Setting for Flashforge 3D Printer

    As far as the FlashForge Adventurer 3 is concerned, I have made the following observations:

     

    - The nozzle temperature is always +8°C above the setting in the g-code-

    _ The print head does not always return to the home position.

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