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Posted · Build Volume Issue

Hi all,

The build volume quoted is 210x210x220mm so why can't I print a file which is X: 137.66mm x Y: 203.06mm x Z: 9.46mm?

They model is shown grey in Cura until I click 'To Max' where it reduces the model to 97%. The model colour then changes to green.

I bought the Ultimaker on the understanding that you could print to the stated build volume size.

Maybe I'm missing something glaringly obvious?

Thanks

 

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    Posted · Build Volume Issue

    Hi Kevin,

    Perhaps you have a setting enabled like skirt, this creates an outline around your model.

    Cura takes this into consideration, because this line has to fit on the build platform as well.

    If you have nothing but the model i believe yours should fit.

     

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    Posted · Build Volume Issue

    I recommend you *do* use a brim or your model might lift off the blue tape even with isopropyl alcohol cleaning the blue tape first. So personally I would rotate this 45 degrees (z axis) and print it diagonally from corner to corner where you have more space and should be able to add a brim (or a skirt if you want to).

     

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