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Machine setting for small parts

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I would start by seeing what the minimum temp is for good deposition with the specific filament you are using. Heat build up is your enemy with such a small print.

Use a thin layer height. Maybe .1mm

In expert settings, enable cool head lift.

Run the cooling fan at full speed.

You may even want to put a table fan blowing through the printer for additional cooling.

 

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check the layer view.

If walls are getting too thin, they cannot be printed, or you might loose some tiny details.

start a print and see what happens. This size it won't take very long. You would need some support also for the overhangs, I guess.

 

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