Jump to content

The gap in the front doors and the air manager make for adhesion problems...


subnoizellc

Recommended Posts

Posted · The gap in the front doors and the air manager make for adhesion problems...

I love my new S5. The print quality is exceptional. But, I have discovered a simple design "issue."

 

The issue is when printing close to the center front of the build plate with ABS. I was having adhesion problems so I found Magigoo for ABS. Works like a charm! Except, center front of the build plate.

 

I have solved this with blue painters tape. The issue is the air manager pulls cold air right in through the gap in between the two doors. If you have anything thin right in that area to back about 2 inches it will peel up, Magigoo or no Magigoo.

 

Ultimaker folks, a rubber or silicon thingy to clip to one door and overlay the other door to fill that gap would be perfect. I would pay money for this, painters tape is a hassle.

 

Hopefully this hack will help those who were seeing the issue but not fully understanding why.

 

I have tested same print, with and without tape. Night and day difference. You only need the tape down as far as the plate will travel to print the part. I even tested half way down and right when it got to the cut off the part came peeling up. Made a cracking sound as the Magigoo let go of it.

 

Happy printing!

PXL_20210416_212057145.jpg

  • 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
    • Our picks

      • Introducing the UltiMaker Factor 4
        We are happy to announce the next evolution in the UltiMaker 3D printer lineup: the UltiMaker Factor 4 industrial-grade 3D printer, designed to take manufacturing to new levels of efficiency and reliability. Factor 4 is an end-to-end 3D printing solution for light industrial applications
          • Thanks
          • Like
        • 3 replies
      • UltiMaker Cura 5.7 stable released
        Cura 5.7 is here and it brings a handy new workflow improvement when using Thingiverse and Cura together, as well as additional capabilities for Method series printers, and a powerful way of sharing print settings using new printer-agnostic project files! Read on to find out about all of these improvements and more. 
         
          • Like
        • 26 replies
    ×
    ×
    • Create New...