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Cura Feature request. ADDED BRIM LAYERS.


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Posted · Cura Feature request. ADDED BRIM LAYERS.

When printing objects with a large footprint I found it VERY beneficial to enable a DRAFTSHIELD with a 1mm to 2mm height, to prevent elephants foot.

Problem is the DRAFTSHIELD  is not always the same shape as the BRIM.

 

I would like to SUGGEST/REQUEST it be made possible to add a few more LAYERS of BRIM.

If it would be possible to make the inner most line of the brim higher to HELP PREVENT ELEPHANT FOOT.

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    Posted · Cura Feature request. ADDED BRIM LAYERS.

    There is a lot better chance of developers seeing this on the GitHub page.  If you select "New Issue" you will get an option for a bug report or a "Feature Request".

     

    Have you tried using "Initial Layer Horizontal Expansion" set to a negative number?  I usually have it enabled at -0.2mm.

    Your build plate temperature can come into play as well.

    I have an air-conditioning vent above my printer and I had to print a deflector for it to keep the drafts from affecting prints.

    When I print with PETG I must use an adhesion promoter (hairspray in my case) and I often need to add anti-warping tabs to the models or they will lift.

     

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