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Extrusion width is also distance between travelpath ?


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Posted (edited) · Extrusion width is also distance between travelpath ?

I'm trying to calibrate my printer by printing a testcube and print walls with  2 or 4 lines and measure the walls.

 

I print with a 0.6 nozzle and 0.75 line width

 

To be short my question is: if I have a wall with 2 line counts, is my wall then 1.5 mm ?

 

I ask this because in Prusaslicer this is not the case because of some overlap to fill the rounded sides:

 

https://help.prusa3d.com/en/article/layers-and-perimeters_1748/#recommended-thin-wall-thickness

 

Does Cura do this in the same way is ?

 

Thanks in advance!

 

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    Posted · Extrusion width is also distance between travelpath ?

    Cura uses a rectangle that measures Line Width x Layer Height rather than an oval and so the line width is the index distance between adjacent paths on a skin.  It is a different philosophy.  Either way works.

     

    My personal opinion is that once you have calibrated the E-Steps on your printer and entered the exact diameter of the filament you are using, that you are all done.  

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