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by Gilz
Fri Nov 16, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: Surface Finish
Replies: 7
Views: 453

Re: Surface Finish

I tried various Flow %ages (extrusion rates): 100%, 95%, 90% & 85%. 90% clearly gave the best (flattest) result, both visually and by feel. I also tried 105% for the initial layer, but eventually went back to using 100%. (Changing two parameters at once is always folly). I have tried photographing t...
by Gilz
Fri Nov 16, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: Surface Finish
Replies: 7
Views: 453

Re: Surface Finish

Thank you I will try reducing the extrusion rate.
Meanwhile here is another photo:
by Gilz
Thu Nov 15, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: Surface Finish
Replies: 7
Views: 453

Re: Surface Finish

Thanks for your reply. Here are a couple of photos: (Can only get 1 photo to attach!), but they are much the same.
by Gilz
Wed Nov 14, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: Surface Finish
Replies: 7
Views: 453

Surface Finish

I have a Lulzbot Mini (type 1, no LCD), and it works well, but I find I am unable to get a good surf finish. The top ends up looking rather like an old vinyl 78 record (except the lines are not curved!). This occurs with both ABS and PLA, but considerably worse with the ABS. I have adjusted the extr...