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Posted (edited) · [Solved] Printing Temperature Initial Layer not working

No matter what I do, I can't get the first layer to print at the specified temperature, 270C in this case. If I set Printing Temperature to 270C, it prints at 270C throughout the print. I've also tried setting Initial Printing Temperature to 270C at the same time also and that doesn't work either.


What gives? Using Cura 4.10.1.






Start G-code

; Script based on an original created by tjjfvi (https://github.com/tjjfvi)
; An up-to-date version of the tjjfvi's original script can be found
; here:  https://csi.t6.fyi/
; Note - This script will only work in Cura V4.2 and above!
; --- Global Settings
; layer_height = {layer_height}
; smooth_spiralized_contours = {smooth_spiralized_contours}
; magic_mesh_surface_mode = {magic_mesh_surface_mode}
; machine_extruder_count = {machine_extruder_count}
; --- Single Extruder Settings
; speed_z_hop = {speed_z_hop}
; retraction_amount = {retraction_amount}
; retraction_hop = {retraction_hop}
; retraction_hop_enabled = {retraction_hop_enabled}
; retraction_enable = {retraction_enable}
; retraction_speed = {retraction_speed}
; retraction_retract_speed = {retraction_retract_speed}
; retraction_prime_speed = {retraction_prime_speed}
; speed_travel = {speed_travel}

G21 ;metric values
G90 ;absolute positioning
M82 ;set extruder to absolute mode
M107 ;start with the fan off
;*** Start preheating ***
M140 S{material_bed_temperature} ; start preheating the bed WITHOUT wait to what is set in Cura
M104 S{material_print_temperature} T0 ; start preheating hotend WITHOUT wait to what is set in Cura
G28 X0 Y0 ;move X/Y to min endstops
M190 S{material_bed_temperature} ; start heating the bed to what is set in Cura and WAIT
M109 S{material_print_temperature} T0 ; start heating hotend to what is set in Cura and WAIT
;*** End preheating ***
M300 S1000 P500 ; BEEP heating done
G28 Z0 ;move Z to min endstops
M420 S1 ; Enable leveling
M420 Z5.0 ; Set leveling fading height to 5 mm
G1 Z15.0 F{speed_travel} ;move the platform down 15mm
G92 E0 ;zero the extruded length
G1 F200 E3 ;extrude 3mm of feed stock
G92 E0 ;zero the extruded length again
G1 F{speed_travel}
G0 Y20 F{speed_travel}
M900 K0.05
M117 Printing...


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    Posted · [Solved] Printing Temperature Initial Layer not working
    1 hour ago, bassamanator said:

    I can't get the first layer to print at the specified temperature, 270C in this case.


    Different placeholders in the start script are required to achieve this.


    Try to replace:


    {material_bed_temperature}  ==> {material_bed_temperature_layer_0}

    {material_print_temperature} ==> {material_print_temperature_layer_0}


    or {material_print_temperature_layer_0, 0} if this is a printer with more than one extruder.




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    Posted · [Solved] Printing Temperature Initial Layer not working
    10 hours ago, tinkergnome said:

    Try to replace:

    {material_print_temperature} ==> {material_print_temperature_layer_0}

    What about the rest of the layers? How would I change the startup gcode so that it changes the temperature for layers 2 on wards to the default print temperature?

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