Jump to content
Ultimaker Community of 3D Printing Experts

Missing outer 3 lines when sliced in 4.13.1


Recommended Posts

Posted · Missing outer 3 lines when sliced in 4.13.1

I teach middle school design. Students are using Shapr3D to make models and exporting as .stl files for printing, mostly on a creality ender 3 V2.

 

On my main laptop (MacBook Pro running Monterey OS 12.2.1) and Cura 4.13.1 (but also on older versions), when I slice a model, the outer 3 layers don't print and though visible in "prepare", they are missing in "preview".  This happens with support on or off, with multiple layer heights, and in different profiles. 

 

Any ideas? This is having an impact on my professional productivity.

 

Thanks, 

 

Mike

Screen Shot 2022-03-27 at 5.08.15 PM.png

Screen Shot 2022-03-27 at 5.09.10 PM.png

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Posted (edited) · Missing outer 3 lines when sliced in 4.13.1

    The "Horizontal Expansion" settings (all three) can individually or in combination cause problems like that.  Set them all to "0" and check the preview to see if that makes a difference.

    If it doesn't, then use the "File | Save Project" command and post the file here.

    Edited by GregValiant
  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Posted · Missing outer 3 lines when sliced in 4.13.1

    Thanks, Greg! I don't remember ever setting Horizontal expansion to anything but the default, but that was it. I haven't printed yet, but sliced new models and preview looks like the model should. Thanks again!

    Mike

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Create an account or sign in to comment

    You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

    Create an account

    Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

    Register a new account

    Sign in

    Already have an account? Sign in here.

    Sign In Now
     Share

    • Our picks

      • Ultimaker showcase | April 2022 | 4pm CEST | 10am EDT
        I'm excited because I've personally produced this showcase event, so if you are curious what else I'm up to nowadays, come check it out and say hi in the chat! It would mean a lot! 
          • Thanks
          • Like
        • 4 replies
      • New here? Get ahead with a free onboarding course
        Hi,
         
        Often getting started is the most difficult part of any process. A good start sets you up for success and saves you time and energy that could be spent elsewhere. That is why we have a onboarding course ready for
        Ultimaker S5 Pro Bundle, Ultimaker S5, Ultimaker S3 Ultimaker 2+ Connect.   
        They're ready for you on the Ultimaker Academy platform. All you need to do to gain access is to register your product to gain free access. 
        Ready? Register your product here in just 60 seconds.
          • Like
        • 11 replies
    ×
    ×
    • Create New...