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Posted · Cura 4.5 and material mixing

Hi, 

I see in the what's new of Cura 4.5 there is now material mixing....

 

"Material mixing.
A new post-processing script can be used to mix materials if you have a mixing nozzle. Mix materials of different colors in order to print in a different color than either of your currently loaded materials. Contributed by Hrybmo."

 

I don't understand how the post processing script works so that I can mix two materials.

I have an printer that has a single heating block and nozzle, so I should be able to do this correct?

Can anyone help me understand how to mix to materials?

Any help would be greatly appreciated. 

 

Chip

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    Posted · Cura 4.5 and material mixing

    I have a HE3D printer with a dual extruder, and a single nozzle.  So, I believe the post processing will work for my printer.  What I don't understand is how to use the post processing.  What are the steps from having the model in Cura to printing.  

    Any help would be great. 

    Thanks.

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    Posted (edited) · Cura 4.5 and material mixing

    Hey There, Trolling Flies! Post-Processing Scripts are located under the "Extensions" Tab At The Top Of The Program > Post-Processing > Modify G-Code. Click "Add A Script" and the script you are looking for is currently labeled "ColorMix 2-1 V1.2.1". If you need further help, I can assist somewhat, but I'm not that good at it myself.

     

    -I-San

    Edited by I-San
    Forgot A "-" lol
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