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Posted · Change in geometry resulting weird print line, bad edge

I am testing prints for a larger piece that will have multiple overhangs. Support I used BVOH for better removal, and main used PLA White. Ran into two problems:

1. both test ran into change in line thickness and consistency where there are changes in geometry. Does it have to do with temperature settings?

2. The overhang model are supported with BVOH material for easier removal, but the outer edge always are very poorly printed, it should look something like the "good" image(a test I did with same material)



How do I fix these problems?

Let me know if you need specific settings for reference.







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    Posted · Change in geometry resulting weird print line, bad edge

    Hey @Aegislion,


    Welcome to the Ultimaker Community 🎉


    Ah, this seems to be a bunch of wedges, the Variable Linewidth Engine in Cura 5.x sometimes struggles with that. 


    There are settings that you can change to improve this behavior.

    You can read more about them here: 


    This is an interesting challenge so we can try to help out if you share your project file. 

    Do you have a project file for us? It contains the printer and settings we need for troubleshooting. 
    To save a project file go to File -> Save project.

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