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by amcbride
Fri Feb 06, 2015 11:07 am
Forum: Filament
Topic: PLA errors, ideas?
Replies: 10
Views: 2308

Re: PLA errors, ideas?

I have some of the blue translucent filament but I have been having a few problems with it. I'll give it a try though.
What do you mean by "spiral mode"?
by amcbride
Tue Feb 03, 2015 3:49 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: PLA errors, ideas?
Replies: 10
Views: 2308

Re: PLA errors, ideas?

That worked, thanks.
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by amcbride
Tue Feb 03, 2015 10:17 am
Forum: Filament
Topic: Springy PLA - Is this normal?
Replies: 3
Views: 1073

Springy PLA - Is this normal?

I just replaced my Budaschnozzle (this one is brand new, a .35mm) Now, when I do a test extrude, the filament is 'springlike' in appearance. There doesn't seem to be any combination of tension on the feeder screws that I can find to fix this. When I first got the printer, a text extrude would come o...
by amcbride
Mon Feb 02, 2015 12:00 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: NinjaFlex on PEI?
Replies: 7
Views: 2677

Re: NinjaFlex on PEI?

I have had success with Ninjaflex printing on completely clean PET tape https://www.lulzbot.com/Pet-Tape-12x12-sheet-green-5-pack I usually wipe it with a wet sponge and then with a bit of acetone before the print. It sticks well during the print and comes off easily when it's done. I have been usin...
by amcbride
Fri Jan 30, 2015 10:10 am
Forum: Filament
Topic: PLA errors, ideas?
Replies: 10
Views: 2308

Re: PLA errors, ideas?

I checked this before and after the print and everything seemed fine. When I extrude 100 mm of filament, it comes out smooth and uniform.
by amcbride
Thu Jan 29, 2015 9:40 am
Forum: Filament
Topic: PLA errors, ideas?
Replies: 10
Views: 2308

PLA errors, ideas?

Hi All, I'm seeing some layer errors when I print this vase. See pictures please. IMG_1654.JPG IMG_1655.JPG As you can see, some of the layers are very smooth and uniform and some of the layers are not. Does anyone with experience know why this would be happening. I'm using the Lulzbot 3mm PLA filam...