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Posted · Cura 5.2 Stringing



I am having a lot of trouble with stringing between points on my models in Cura 5.2 - previously there was minimal if any stringing. The part that I am printing is most easily described as a 20 point crown, about 1" in diameter and about 1/8" high with an inner circular core printed on the second extruder. The stringing around the outer crown points essentially ties the points of the crown together.


On another model which is a thin wall structure rising about 1" about the build plate I see stringing on the top couple of layers where I have four small tabs spaced roughly 1 1/2" inches apart.


Any suggestions to limit the stringing?

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    Posted · Cura 5.2 Stringing

    Hard to tell without a project file (File > Save Project...) or at least a screenshot, but I think you have the "Spiralize Outer Layer" setting turned on. Not all models are suitable for spiralizing.


    You are telling Cura to "draw" your model as one continuous spiral, with no stops. So if there are multiple "islands", Cura will connect them with a string.

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