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Posted · Best TOP pattern settings for test cube?

Hi and thanks for your help.


Cura 4.13.1


I need to print some test cubes to calibrate Z. I use a plain cube, no letters on it. But, the wall lines stand proud of the top layer. Not by much but I think enough to throw out my Z measurements.


I will appreciate your suggestions.


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    Posted · Best TOP pattern settings for test cube?

    There aren't many printers that need the X, Y, or Z calibrated.


    What I usually do is clean up the surface by giving the cube a couple of strokes with a 10" mill file.  That is enough to knock off any high points that might be getting in the way of the calipers.

    A setting you could try is "Coasting" in Experimental.  It can cause problems with the initial prime after a retract and a long combing move, but on that cube it won't be a problem.

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