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Posted · Ultimaker S5 20 Micron Height

So, I'm still exploring my S5.

I went to print a small plug for a PTFE tube, it basically a 3 mm tower. 

I wanted to try to print it at the "20 micron" height touted on some of the promo materials for the printer. 

Here's the thing: Every time I lower the layer height to 0.02 in Cura it won't let me slice.

 

"Unable to slice due to some per model settings"

Support infill layer thickness

Extruder Prime X Position

 

Can someone who's pulled off a 20 micron print give me some advice on how to set this up? 

 

Thanks 

DR

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    Posted · Ultimaker S5 20 Micron Height

    For 20 micron maybe you need the 0.25 print core? not personally tired that low. But if the prints only 3 mm wide in total then it could be settings like wall thickness and stuff thats stopping the print. Does it error if you try other layer heights?

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    Posted · Ultimaker S5 20 Micron Height

    Thanks for your input. I don’t have the smaller print core I probably will order one eventually. 

    It does not error with 0.04 layer height, that seems to slice just fine. 

     

    DR

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