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20 sec. of pause at each layer change... is my printer refusing to work?


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Posted · 20 sec. of pause at each layer change... is my printer refusing to work?

Hi to all of you...

 

I have obtained a new problem which I never had before and it showed only 2 days ago...

 

1. I have a new setting since 2 weeks as I am printing parts with CF-20 filament with an apropriate nozzle...

 

2. This in conjunction with the normal BB 0.4 of Ultimaker

 

The prints were all fine until yesterday I experienced some "underextrution" issues on one side of my prints.

 

Now the print seems to be fine, but at the layer change the printer decides to make a brake of 20 seconds each time befor starting a new cycle. This costs time and cools out any layer it has made previously...

 

I have never experienced such a "delay" and it seems the higher the object gets, the more "thinking time" the printer needs. Would the slicing be corrupted? Or the g-code?

 

Maybe one of you has had a similar problem

 

Greetings to all crazy-one out there still printing on x-mas time...

 

 

Daniel

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    Posted · 20 sec. of pause at each layer change... is my printer refusing to work?

    When a core is not in use it cools that core so it won't leak/drip.  So there can be a delay while waiting to heat the new core back up.

     

    There is a feature that preheats the core a certain amount of time before it switches cores.  Did you mess with any of the temperatures or any parameters that were in seconds?

     

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    Posted · 20 sec. of pause at each layer change... is my printer refusing to work?

    Hi gr5,

     

    thank you for your fast reply. I used the same settings as 2 weeks before, when I started to use the new filament... so this can hardly affect the delay.

     

    As well I normally see the cores heating up again (red flashing light)... this doesn´t happen. It stays white while pending at the nozzle switch station...

     

    I seems to me that there is a mem-error or some kind of loop that needs to be broken prior to continuing to print... as well in the beginning there wasn´t hardly any delay. As the printed object got hiher in the z-axis the delay started to get more immanent. Maybe it recalculated the sliced objekt again each time when it hoped to another z-level and then trying to refind its position..

     

    I will try to print another object when I come back from my x-mas trip in a week and then hopefully the error will have "magically" disapeard into some paralell universe ;O).

     

    Have a good christmas-time with family or friends!

     

    Greetings

     

    Daniel

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