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Posted (edited) · Model Arrangement and ABL

Sort of a theoretical question, but I think there's something to think about here.


With a printer that supports ABL and stores a mesh, there are areas of the build surface that are, shall we say, more active in the Z axis than others. The printer handles the modifications for extrusion to accommodate these, and (probably) does a reasonably good job in eliminating the variances.


I'm wondering though: Would there be any advantage for print quality and performance by Cura having access to the printer's bed level mesh in support of planning an optimal model layout?

Edited by DodgeDeBoulet

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Posted · Model Arrangement and ABL

Maybe, but it would probably be rather tricky to get right. It's probbaly one of those things that you should do if yo want the last few bits of optimisation squeezed out.

Currently there are a lot of things that will take less effort, with equal or more impact on the quality.

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