Sign in to our website and become an InMoov member. It will allow you to post message, pictures, and share with others InMoov builders. It's just one click away!
Username or Email Address
Jeremy posted an update 3 years, 7 months ago
not sure how clear this picture is but i am having problems getting a nice finish on the last layers of my abs prints.
theres some pits, dont know if the hot end needs the temp turned up from 240 or if its clogged a little .
did you try to increase the number of top layers to print?
yeah the default was 1mm and i changed it to 2mm the same as my walls
I do not know of available settings in mm. I assume it is the number of shells and is depending on the selected layer height.
For the outer shell you should probably use 3 shells, for top layers I would select 3-6 layers depending on the filling grade you selected. A low filling grade will result in wider gaps which will give you a less flat surface. Some programs allow to define a “bridge”-speed which will move the print head faster over gaps and reduce the “hang through” effect of the extruded string.
yes 2 shells sorry im new to 3d printing i will try your suggestions today
so it seems that not enough filament is being extruded. i add a little pressure to the extruder tensioner it does better prints, but i cant sit there for hours holding it at the right spot and the spring doesnt seem to be doing much