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Posted · How to make Cura print one layer per model

So after a some trial and error I finaly where able to print to small plates. The problem I was having is that the printer started the first plate, printed a few layers and then started on the next one( I had two of the exact same models in one file) after tweaking and googling I got it to print both models layer by layer. Today I wanted to print a mold for a furniture piece I'm making. (Once again 2 models in one run) so far cura saved the settings I used earlier but it doesnt give the same result which translated to the printer printing 5 layers on the first model. when it goes to the second slighty different model it starts printing mid air, basically wasting filament. Which setting do I need to enable/disable/tweak to get it to print 1 layer for each model?

 

The printer I'm using is the Creality Ender 3 pro because both me and my dad are quite new in the 3d printing stuff

Tandverbinding mal.obj CE3PRO_Tandverbinding mal 2.gcode

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    Posted · How to make Cura print one layer per model
    3 minutes ago, Sci-Fie said:

    So after a some trial and error I finaly where able to print to small plates. The problem I was having is that the printer started the first plate, printed a few layers and then started on the next one( I had two of the exact same models in one file) after tweaking and googling I got it to print both models layer by layer. Today I wanted to print a mold for a furniture piece I'm making. (Once again 2 models in one run) so far cura saved the settings I used earlier but it doesnt give the same result which translated to the printer printing 5 layers on the first model. when it goes to the second slighty different model it starts printing mid air, basically wasting filament. Which setting do I need to enable/disable/tweak to get it to print 1 layer for each model?

     

    The printer I'm using is the Creality Ender 3 pro because both me and my dad are quite new in the 3d printing stuff

    Tandverbinding mal.obj 9.42 kB · 0 downloads CE3PRO_Tandverbinding mal 2.gcode 1.86 MB · 0 downloads

    I'm sorry about the bad english... after reading thru the question I discoverd some weird grammer/sentences. I hope you can still figure out what I mean, If not please feel free to ask more information 🙂

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    Posted · How to make Cura print one layer per model

    when i rotate the .obj file 1 half is not flat to the build plate (sitting a few mm above).

    To fix this, right clik the model and in mesh tools select 'split model  into parts'

     

    (you may need to download mesh tools from the marketplace)

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