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Posted · Strange ironing path

Hi all,

 

I'm a new user to Cura, before I was using PrusaSlicer. But I really like the support generation in Cura. The supports are so much cleaner and easier to remove.

 

But i'm having a little issue with ironing, I don't see any logic in the ironing path that Cura follow's. Selecting Monotic Ironing doesn't make a difference. The left side of the prints is good, but for the right side it makes an unnecessary hop (both sides are equal only mirrored). That wouldn't be a problem if I didn't make any scars, unfortunatly it leaves a mark on the right side. 

 

When I change the setting Top/Bottom Line direction to [90] this also effects the ironing path. In a good way because than the top is OK. But this 90 angle also effects the bottom and that give  other problems with strenght of the model. 

 

I was wondering if someone know's why Cura is making this strange path with the default ironing options? I've attached the gcode file (only the top part)

 

 

TEST.gcode

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