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Posted · Bubbles in Kapton around print

Sorry on the glare. Basically every print I do on the S5 has this. I only use ABS and kapton is what I need to use (tried all the other options). However it seems to lift the kapton at the edges of the print. It's weird as on my U2+ it doesn't do this... I've tried wet floating the kapton on and also on dry.

I assume when the abs cools it lifts the tape with it?


Any advice guys? Bed is at the lowest temperature end I can take it for ABS and still adhere. At first I thought it was water boiling under there but happens even when dry applied.





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    Posted · Bubbles in Kapton around print

    I guess you are right, that when abs cools down it lifts the tape.

    I cannot give you any advice regarding the Kapton tape, never used it, but I print successfully abs with Dimafix.


    23 hours ago, Super_paulie said:

    Bed is at the lowest temperature end I can take it for ABS

    This can also be the problem, try to increase the temperature.

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