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Adaptive layers and pillowing


LePaul

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Posted (edited) · Adaptive layers and pillowing

I have a question about how Cura computes the number of top layers once Adaptive Layers is ticked on.

 

For the record I am using the default options for AL

 

I love how the AL option can really smooth out prints with a curved surface

 

However I am noticing some minor pillowing, such as on this part.  I had the top layers set to 4 using a 0.25mm layer resolution (0.8mm nozzle).

 

Shouldn't the logic increase thinner layers to completely cover the top layer?

 

Is there an option within AL that I missed that I need to be more attentive to?

 

I've encountered this before and wanted to post this question.  

 

Thanks!  (Yes, C-3PO's foot)

 

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Edited by LePaul
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