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Posted · Printing error - Filament too thin!

Sorry if this has already been answered. 

I am having issues with one of my printers. It does print, but the filament coming out o the extruder seems too thin, and doesn't bond correctly, which results in a very weak print. 

 

I have cleaned out the nozzle. 

Any suggestions?

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    Posted · Printing error - Filament too thin!

    It looks to me like a line width problem, but without the project file it's hard to tell for sure. You can share your project file by going in Cura to file>save project on the little bar up top, then uploading it here.

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    Posted (edited) · Printing error - Filament too thin!

    I'm definitely not some 3D printing guru, but nothing in the settings you showed jumped out at me as terrible. Maybe check your hotend for clogs, as well as making sure your bowden tube isn't melted at the hotend. You could also try increasing the hotend temp a bit.

    Edited by Adventurehill1
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    Posted · Printing error - Filament too thin!

    As you appear to have a UltiMaker 2+ Connect.
    You can try cleaning the nozzle as well 
    Guide here: https://support.ultimaker.com/s/article/1667412439151

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    Posted · Printing error - Filament too thin!

    Thank you all. 

    I have cleaned the nozzle and I am trying out some different settings. The annoying thing is that the exact same print will print perfectly on my other Connect 2+.

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    Posted · Printing error - Filament too thin!
    1 hour ago, iwanm said:

    Thank you all. 

    I have cleaned the nozzle and I am trying out some different settings. The annoying thing is that the exact same print will print perfectly on my other Connect 2+.

    That rules out a settings problem. Have you calibrated E-steps? I would definitely check the bowden tube for any melting. You could also check your extruder gears for plastic buildup, which can cause underextrusion.

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    Posted · Printing error - Filament too thin!

    There is no e-step calibration on the 2+ Connect.
    I would recommend reaching out to UltiMaker support directly for the best help with this issue.
    https://support.ultimaker.com/s/contactsupport

    Unfortunately UltiMaker does not provide direct support via the community. 

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    Posted · Printing error - Filament too thin!
    1 hour ago, Dustin said:

    There is no e-step calibration on the 2+ Connect.

    I know little of the 2+ Connect, but I was able to calibrate the e-steps on my printer using Pronterface and a USB connection. If that's also not possible I recommend adjusting flow.

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    Posted · Printing error - Filament too thin!

    How did you connect to a UBS port on the 2+ Connect? It does not have one?

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    Posted · Printing error - Filament too thin!
    47 minutes ago, Dustin said:

    How did you connect to a UBS port on the 2+ Connect? It does not have one?

    I have an Anycubic Kobra Max, not a connect. My printer has a USB-A port, which is the one that printers use.

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    Posted · Printing error - Filament too thin!
    7 minutes ago, Adventurehill1 said:

    I have an Anycubic Kobra Max, not a connect. My printer has a USB-A port, which is the one that printers use.

    As I said with my first comment, this isn't possible on the 2+ Connect.
    I wasn't saying that as UltiMaker and not wanting him to modify his machine. The machine just runs different firmware configuration than you would expect and also does not have a client usb port that can be connected to a computer.

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    Posted · Printing error - Filament too thin!
    1 hour ago, Dustin said:

    does not have a client usb port that can be connected to a computer.

    That's what I wasn't sure about.

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