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Posted · Importing Material Profiles from file

Hi, Ultimaker community,


I'm having trouble when importing material profiles from a xml file; specifically, I'm trying to import a BCN3D Tough PLA printing profile. I got this profile by exporting it from BCN3D Stratos, which is basically a modified Cura for BCN3D.


First of all, printing temperatures don't correlate in Cura to what they are in Stratos. In Cura, for a 0'2 mm layer height, they get as low as 175ºC, while in Stratos it's always 210ºC. Also, build chamber and plate temperature aren't the same either. I'm attaching some screenshots about that.


Secondly, layer heights vary. While in Stratos I can choose between 0.15, 0.2 and 0.3 mm, in Cura it shows a wider range (Visual, Engineering, 0.06 mm layer height, etc.). Strangely enough, other materials only offer in Cura one layer height profile.


Finally, I can't sync this BCN3D material to my Ultimaker S5; even though Cura says it's already synced, this material doesn't appear in the printer, so I basically can't use that profile, as the S5 won't recognise that material. Moreover, if I try to sync them by USB, the printer doesn't recognise the .umm file.


Thanks in advance


P.S. My UMS5 firmware is 8.1.2.

BCN3D T-PLA Profiles.png

BCN3D T-PLA General Profile in Cura.png


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