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Posted (edited) · "Staggered Layer Lines" Strength?

I am wondering if Staggered Layer Lines is possible now or ever could be.

It might mean using a cutting mesh at the weak spot or something I'm not aware of. Within the Cutting Mesh one might be able to either make the top/bottom layers a different height than the walls thus staggering the layers for more strength or preferably Staggering the Layers. I see the settings in Extruder Settings to change the Line Widths but is only good for 1 wall, leaves a bigger gap and isn't really staggered...? I see in my slice that the middle line is larger than the outer lines...?

If there is not currently a way to do it then my suggestion is that an option to stagger the layer lines could even be used throughout the model...? Maybe a larger nozzle would be required...? Maybe a dual extruder..?


Seems to me this would help reduce the anisotropy/grain of the print. Could revolutionize the printing process..?...!    :-)

Any and all thoughts and facts appreciated.

Extruder settings.png

Staggered Layer Lines.png

Bottom Layer Stagger.png

Edited by Kotaztrafee
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