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How to increase density of support material

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Posted · How to increase density of support material

Hi everyone, 

Pretty new to 3D printing, and I'm having some issues with my support material. It doesnt seem to be sticking correctly to the main structure on the first few layers.

Im using PLA as my main material, and PVA as my support. Im getting a sort of fraying when the first few layers are printed, causing the rest of the structure to be pretty useless. 

I think its due to the density of my first few layers, as you can see from the image attached. Anyone got any ideas as to how I could increase this density?

 

If I'm completely off here,  any other guidance one this would be greatly appreciated!

 

Thanks in advance,

Tom

 

Support Structure.png

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Posted (edited) · How to increase density of support material

Most of the settings for support are hidden by default.  Support Density can be found if you check the box under the Preferences > Setting Visability

 

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Also be sure your Print Core 2 is well primed.

Edited by XYZDesignPro

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