Jump to content
Ultimaker Community of 3D Printing Experts

Print Accuracy/Quality (ie Nozzle)


Recommended Posts

Posted · Print Accuracy/Quality (ie Nozzle)

Hi,

The UM2 nozzle size is .4mm diameter.

Is there any other nozzle you can get that can halve this or less (<0.2mm).

Also

Can you set the support Z distance less than the layer thickness but greater than 0?

How would you increase the quality of the side where the supports have to be?

Even with 0 distance and 40% density the support sides always turn out rough. Does it have to go slowly? say 20mm/s?

 

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Posted · Print Accuracy/Quality (ie Nozzle)

    I dont really think you want to go lower than .4 mm. nozzle diameter... A lot of other things have a saying in the quality when you go that small... Also, it would take forever to print anything with smaller nozzle..

    Regarding support, maybe look into making your own way in eg. meshmixer, or even straight in your modeling software

  • 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
     Share

    • Our picks

      • Ultimaker showcase | April 2022 | 4pm CEST | 10am EDT
        I'm excited because I've personally produced this showcase event, so if you are curious what else I'm up to nowadays, come check it out and say hi in the chat! It would mean a lot! 
          • Thanks
          • Like
        • 4 replies
      • New here? Get ahead with a free onboarding course
        Hi,
         
        Often getting started is the most difficult part of any process. A good start sets you up for success and saves you time and energy that could be spent elsewhere. That is why we have a onboarding course ready for
        Ultimaker S5 Pro Bundle, Ultimaker S5, Ultimaker S3 Ultimaker 2+ Connect.   
        They're ready for you on the Ultimaker Academy platform. All you need to do to gain access is to register your product to gain free access. 
        Ready? Register your product here in just 60 seconds.
          • Like
        • 11 replies
    ×
    ×
    • Create New...