Jump to content

How to offset Y in Cura


Mechatron127

Recommended Posts

Posted · How to offset Y in Cura

Hi,

 

I'm printing a part with a big surface, it almost takes the entire build plate.

In Cura I have centered the part by sight.

On the printer however the part is slightly offset to the right, on the left there is a 5mm gap and on the right the outer line of the brim is printed just besides the build plate.

 

The goal is to offset the "Y-zero position" of the print head by 2,5mm to the left.

 

How should I do this in Cura?

 

Kr,
 

Leo

 

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Posted · How to offset Y in Cura

    You could add something like this to your start gcode:

     

    G0 Y2.5

    G92 Y0

     

    This moves the y axis to what the printer thinks is 2.5 off the 0 position, and then tells the printer to regard that as the 0 position. If that adjusts it in the wrong direction, try this instead:

     

    G0 Y0

    G92 Y2.5

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Create an account or sign in to comment

    You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

    Create an account

    Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

    Register a new account

    Sign in

    Already have an account? Sign in here.

    Sign In Now
    • Our picks

      • Introducing the UltiMaker Factor 4
        We are happy to announce the next evolution in the UltiMaker 3D printer lineup: the UltiMaker Factor 4 industrial-grade 3D printer, designed to take manufacturing to new levels of efficiency and reliability. Factor 4 is an end-to-end 3D printing solution for light industrial applications
          • Like
        • 3 replies
      • UltiMaker Cura 5.7 stable released
        Cura 5.7 is here and it brings a handy new workflow improvement when using Thingiverse and Cura together, as well as additional capabilities for Method series printers, and a powerful way of sharing print settings using new printer-agnostic project files! Read on to find out about all of these improvements and more. 
         
          • Like
        • 26 replies
    ×
    ×
    • Create New...