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meredith-caveney

Only Printing bottom layer?

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I have just finished building my Ultimaker Origional + yesterday and printed the robot without many problems. I tried to do and Eiffel Tower and it only prints the first few layers before no more PLA plastic comes out. I had the nozzle at 220C, the bed at 60C and the speed was 30 mm/s. The layer height was .06mm. The first time barely any plastic came out but the printer went through all the motions. I tried again and it was very choppy. Is this a feeder problem or is the temperature wrong?

 

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Way to go with one of the most challenging print :). I never tryed it but it is apparently very challenging. Look at the slicimg resuly in Cura using the layer view just to make sure the piece is not missing parts. Especially if you scaled down a version.

At 220C it will be very stringy due to all the retraction it has to do.

Probably the temp is too high for the speed and layer height. Try at 200C or even at 190C.

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