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Problem with small objekts on bed plate ...

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Based on other posts I found in this forum, I switched from glue stick to using http://www.amazon.com/Aqua-Net-Unscented-Aerosol-Spray-11/dp/B002K33AFM/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1420937948&sr=8-1&keywords=aquanet+hairspray+unscented for PLA, along with 60c heated bed. It's the purple-ish can. I spray onto a paper towel and wipe across the glass just so it looks wet. I haven't had any problem with PLA sticking since using it. Never spray the can directly onto the glass while inside the build area! Don't want hairspray getting over any moving parts.

After running out of the supplied glue stick from Ultimaker, I found a few posts suggesting that http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000U6FJQE/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 works great for ABS and I agree, it does. However, I also built an acrylic cover and front door for my build area, creating a heated chamber. That also helps in printing warp-free ABS.

Make sure your first layer goes down with the plastic slightly flattened and not simply laying on top of the glass. If it's not flattened slightly, go through the leveling process again. You don't want to print too fast either. There is a setting for the first layer speed. I typically set this to 20mm per second.

 

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