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Posted · Build plate impression on bottom of 3D print

I wanted to get the community's option on something. The glass bed, by itself, makes the bottom of the print shiny, Its a bit difficult to get it to stay uniformly on the bed so I add glue stick. The one thing though is if its not even, it leaves the texture on the bottom or can leave a mix of shiny and matte, looking like grease. What would you say is the best way to get either a uniform matte layer or to get the bottom layer look like the top layer of a flat print? do the adhesive sheets help with that? A different print bed? Hair spray? What do you think works best?

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    Posted · Build plate impression on bottom of 3D print

    Kapton gives a brilliant gloss finish I've found, and you can print without a brim with ABS which is great. Lasts maybe 10/15 prints before it starts to lift.

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