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Posted · Is this normal? Top layers

Hello, I'm trying to make my first file with Cura and I wonder if it's normal that the top layers look like they are missing something.

 

I tried changing the Show 5 Detailed Layers option but it still looks weird, made a sphere as an example, here's the images:

 

 

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    Posted · Is this normal? Top layers

    You might find it's due to you selected layer height and the curvature of your model. 

    You could adjust the later height as an exercise to see how it affects those top layers. 

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    Posted · Is this normal? Top layers

    So, I went and tried all the recommended values which are 0.12, 0.16, 0.2 and 0.28 mm and it might help a bit with the higher quality ones but the top layers always seem to be missing, so I went and tried the limits which are 0.04 and 0.32 mm and I still get the issue.

     

    I'm not sure if it's the curvature of the model because even if the model has the same curvature in a lower layer it works, the issue only seems to affect the top layers.

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