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Posted · Bad prints after changing PLA

Hello forum, 


I had just finished my first 1Kg reel of PLA that came with my AnyCubic Mega. I have replaced it with another 1Kg reel of AnyCubic PLA. However, I am having print issues. As this is my first PLA change, you can tell that I am a newbie. I can understand that two different manufactures will have different properties, but I was hoping that, by using AnyCubic PLA the settings that I had previously would work.


From the image attached, can anyone point me in the right direction for solving this issue. It also finds it hard to print circles, they are blobby or not complete. 


Thank you for your time,

Harold Clements


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    Posted · Bad prints after changing PLA

    To me it looks like under extrusion. It might be caused by the variation in the filament diamter from one roll to the other. Check if by increasing the flow you get better prints...?

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    Posted · Bad prints after changing PLA

    Hi, I managed to get some time over the weekend and increasing the flow seems to have improved the print by 60-70%. I will have a play about with the temperature to see if that makes much of a difference.




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