Jump to content
ArcticEddie

Infill Stringing

Recommended Posts

Posted · Infill Stringing

I've been using V4.0.0 for some time and getting good results even though my Ender-5 was not on the printer list. I tried several newer versions but was plagued with stringing problems. None of the published solutions would solve the problem. After solving my display problem, I went back to V4.0.0 from V4.4.1 trying V4.2.1 on the way. My parts are often thin wall cylinders, 1.2mm wall, with index bumps on the outside. With all later versions, a 100% concentric infill would result in the print head jumping from someplace on the cylinder to another to deposit a small amount of filament in the area of an index bump. As it crossed over to the other side of the cylinder, it would leave a string across the middle. These strings would stack up vertically leaving a vertical ridge on the inside and difficult to remove with a knife.

 

On V4.0.0, it would follow the already printed surface to deposit the extra infill thereby eliminating the crossover and the strings. This appears to be a bad philosophy for handling infill. If a small amount is needed then it should be printed while the nozzle is already at the adjacent thread. I did not try V4.1.0 as it did not have an Ender-5 in it's list. I know that V4.2.1 has this bug and probably all versions thereafter. If someone knows how to fix V4.4.1 then I'd like to know how so I can get the latest Ender-5 settings.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

Welcome to the Ultimaker Community of 3D printing experts. Visit the following links to read more about our Terms of Use or our Privacy Policy. Thank you!