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by dwallersv
Tue May 14, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: Missing Z-steps after firmware update
Replies: 3
Views: 711

Re: Missing Z-steps after firmware update

This is old, but no one answered it so I thought I would in case someone else needs the info. Calibrating esteps is very easy, here's the method I use: Extruder Calibration – 6 Easy Steps to Calibrate Your Extruder . Basically you simply mark the filament to measure actual extrusion length, extrude ...
by dwallersv
Thu May 09, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: LulzBot Mini
Topic: E3D V6 heater/nozzle socks
Replies: 7
Views: 1031

Re: E3D V6 heater/nozzle socks

Didn't know they made them with a larger cutout. The configuration shown does an excellent job (obviously) of keeping the nozzle clean. I haven't had it come off yet during wiping, but I'll pay close attention now that I know it's a potential issue. Thinking one could just take a handheld paper hole...
by dwallersv
Mon May 06, 2019 9:14 am
Forum: LulzBot Mini
Topic: E3D V6 heater/nozzle socks
Replies: 7
Views: 1031

E3D V6 heater/nozzle socks

If you haven't purchased this accessory for your heater block / nozzle, it's a must-have. Aleph Objects should include a sock as a standard part of the printer. Here's a picture: https://static.e3d-online.com/media/catalog/product/cache/c687aa7517cf01e65c009f6943c2b1e9/s/o/sock-header1.jpg This ultr...
by dwallersv
Sun May 05, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: LulzBot Mini
Topic: Achieving the thinnest successful first layer
Replies: 2
Views: 470

Achieving the thinnest successful first layer

The standard Lulzbot 0.43mm first layer for pretty much all profiles works great if you don't have any feature detail on the bottom of the print. Much of the time, this is the case, so no problem. Sometimes, though, you have a feature -- like a fillet on an edge -- that is completely ruined by a fir...
by dwallersv
Tue Mar 26, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: Colorfabb copper/brass/bronze fill in SL printhead
Replies: 1
Views: 395

Colorfabb copper/brass/bronze fill in SL printhead

I've been searching around for information on the suitability of high-metal content filaments in the 0.25mm SL printhead. I'd like to use it to print jewelry, especially copper. I've read in various places that these materials clog much more easily, and are abrasive to the nozzle, enough so that a b...