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Posted · Is this stringing due to moisture?

Below is an example print from my S5, AA 0.8 core, using the Ultlimaker Nylon material - pretty much fresh from a new package.


Perhaps I'm too naïve when it comes to nylon, but I was hoping that the default settings in (the most recent) Cura and S5 firmware, coupled with a new package of material would yield decent prints. However, as you can see, this print is a bit of a mess.


For reference, the Cura settings I used were the default for a "fast" print:


AA 0.8 core

0.2mm Layer height

20% infill (triangles) (likely no infill was used in this smallish piece)

245 deg C print temp

70 deg C plate temp

35mm/s print speed

Retraction enabled

Print cooling enabled (fan speed 40%)

Brim adhesion 



Despite this being a new spool, do I need to dry it out? I don't really think using my oven at home is a good idea, so are there other practical options?




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