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can cura iron at different layers

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@tom356 - right now I don't think there is a way to do this so you could slice the part twice and save it in two files - one with every layer "ironed" and one with none of the layers "ironed".  Then you could cut and paste the ironed layers of layer 15 and layer 35.

 

You probably should also insert a G92 EXXX where XXXX is the position that the extruder was at on the most recent move on the previous layer.  You should do this each time you switch from the ironed gcode to the non ironed gcode in either direction.  So you would have to add 4 G92 commands.

 

If you don't do this you will get some under or over extrusion at the layer changes.  I'm not sure how much.  It could be a huge amount.

 

It sounds kind of complicated but you would learn a lot about gcode and how that works and if this project is for printing MANY parts you would save a lot of time.  If this project is for printing only one part then maybe you should just iron the whole thing.

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