So I have had a TAZ 5 for about a month now and love everything about the printer except when it comes to fitting pieces together. I have spent hours looking through forums and you tube for videos but I am hoping someone out there can help me.
Every thing I print the interlocks is so tight and never fits. Never Never Never. So I made a basic test cube in tinkercad. 30mmL x30mmD x20mmH I also made a 20x20x20 hollow cube and centered it inside. This way I could measure outside X & Y and inside tolerances. What I found was my printer is printing bigger then 30mm on the x & y by about .3mm and I was also printing to much material on the inside. my print is coming out as follows
30.32x30.28x20.02mm and the inside is measuring 19.81mm x 19.83mm x 20.002mm.
After this I did some research and looked into setting Estep properly. I adjusted this to 853.1mm in the firmware which is as close to perfect as I can get when dispensing 100mm of filament. Reprinted the test cube and now it is closer but still not close enough. I can post the exact measurements this afternoon but I don’t know what I’m doing wrong and how to fix it. I have been trying to print this for my 6 year old
I had a buddy print it and the pieces snap together and twist lock no problem on his ultimaker. I for the life of me can not get these things to print and fit. I break them every time by trying to force them into each other. How can I as a noob calibrate this printer to print a 20x20x20 cube? Do I need to calibrate x/y? I assume those are set correctly. I have never changed anything besides the Esteps.