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by EN502
Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:28 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: PLA Fading Out - Taz 6 - Dual Extruder v3 - Cura 3.2.21
Replies: 6
Views: 708

PLA Fading Out - Taz 6 - Dual Extruder v3 - Cura 3.2.21

Hello, I am trying to print a roof for an architectural model with a standing seam. Everything goes well until it gets to the end of the smaller detailed lines. Once it gets to them, the PLA seems to fade out near the end of each line instead of fully printing the line. Anyone have any advice? The s...
by EN502
Mon Jul 09, 2018 10:01 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Taz 6 - Dual Extruder v3 - Problem with PLA and Polydissolve
Replies: 4
Views: 777

Re: Taz 6 - Dual Extruder v3 - Problem with PLA and Polydissolve

Make sure your polydissolve is dry. I had this problem too and ended up buying a Printdry and now I dry out both reels for 20 mins before I start printing. If you hear popping and crackling then you have too much moisture in your filament. Hope this helps. I am just now seeing this and yes! There i...
by EN502
Fri Jun 15, 2018 8:35 am
Forum: Filament
Topic: Taz 6 - Dual Extruder v3 - Cura 3.2.21 - Polydissolve Retraction
Replies: 0
Views: 297

Taz 6 - Dual Extruder v3 - Cura 3.2.21 - Polydissolve Retraction

Has anyone been able to find good retraction settings for Polydissolve S1? Current closest settings for good prints through hours of trial and error: Hot end = 210 degrees C Retraction Distance = 2 mm Retraction Speed = 5 mm/s Print Speed = 60 mm/s Fan Speed 1 = 150 Even with these settings, it stil...
by EN502
Thu Jun 07, 2018 12:14 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Taz 6 - Dual Extruder v3 - Problem with PLA and Polydissolve
Replies: 4
Views: 777

Taz 6 - Dual Extruder v3 - Problem with PLA and Polydissolve

I am trying to print two small windows for an architecture model and keep encountering an error with the Dual Extruder v3. I am trying to make the wall out of PLA and the window itself out of polydissolve, but when I use PLA and Polydissolve, it ends up becoming a mess very quickly. If I use PLA and...
by EN502
Mon Jun 04, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: Dual Extruder v3 Printing with Polycarbonate and PLA
Replies: 1
Views: 290

Dual Extruder v3 Printing with Polycarbonate and PLA

I am trying to print an architecture model and want to use polycarbonate for the windows and PLA for the rest of the building. The problem is trying to set a material to polycarbonate whenever it does not exist on the materials tab, nor will it allow me to import any profiles online because they are...
by EN502
Thu May 31, 2018 8:23 am
Forum: Software
Topic: Cura - STL Exporter - Architectural Scale Values Question
Replies: 1
Views: 200

Cura - STL Exporter - Architectural Scale Values Question

Attempting to properly scale a 3D model to certain architectural scales (1/4", 1/8", 1/16") and so far the only way I have been able to get it close to size is by using the STL Exporter > Units to mm > export, then, once it is in Cura, it comes out as a giant structure that is way too big to fit on ...