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Posted · Top of print (weird)

This is called "pillowing" and is caused primarily by a lack of cooling. Get the fans going top speed to help with this issue. Increasing layer height may help as well, as will increasing the thickness of the solid top fill.

 

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    Posted · Top of print (weird)

    Fan speed already at 100 /// cant do more

    for layer height... i like it at 100um

    increasing the thickness of the solid top fill => how do you this ? this might be the only solution :(

    thx for help

     

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    Posted · Top of print (weird)

    Thx, where about in Cura do you change this ? cant see thos options even in expert settings (maybe they are called differenty)

     

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    Posted · Top of print (weird)

    On the left side on the "Basic" settings tab under "Fill" you have a setting called "Bottom/Top thickness".

     

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    Posted · Top of print (weird)

    So, if you want 10 layers on the top surface, and you are using 0.1mm layers, set the "Bottom/Top Thickness" to 10 x 0.1 = 1mm.

     

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    Posted · Top of print (weird)

    I can't see your drop box photo. Did you delete it already? Could you upload it and edit your post? To put a picture on ultimaker forum (so that it is still visible years later) click "gallery" link in top left of this web page, then click blue "upload" button. After uploading edit your old post and click "my media" next to the smile, then "gallery images".

    Did you verify that your side fan/fans were spinning? Sometimes the wire is loose. Here is more about pillowing including a sample picture and solutions (post #10):

    http://umforum.ultimaker.com/index.php?/topic/1872-some-calibration-photographs/?p=17300

     

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    Posted · Top of print (weird)

    By the way .1mm is fine. We just thought maybe you were at .02mm or something where pillowing gets worse.

     

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