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Complete ABS Profile Print Settings

By | 3D Printing, Cura, FIlaments, Rapid Prototyping, Software | No Comments
Through trial and error we have slowly honed in our profile settings for different 3D printing materials.   This is our second profile tutorial and today we will be taking a look at the settings and profiles that have worked for us while printing in ABS.

Further than just explaining preferred temperature settings, we will be taking an indepth look at advanced support and infill settings, as well as many other factors that go into making a clean and successful print.

ABS is quite unique to PLA for a few reasons.  The first is the difficulty to print.  Small items are quite easy, and the printer can handle ABS without any issues.  The problem arises when printing large parts.  Since ABS has a high shrinkage rate which causes warping, we will only print larger ABS jobs with our proprietary enclosure or on our fully enclosed 3D printer. Read More

PLA Prints

Complete PLA Profile Print Settings

By | 3D Printing, Cura, FIlaments, Rapid Prototyping, Software | 7 Comments
Through trial and error we have slowly honed in our PLA settings and print profiles along with many other 3D printing materials.   Over the next few months we will be taking a look at these settings and profiles that have worked for us.

Further than just explaining preferred temperature settings, we will be taking an indepth look at advanced support and infill settings, as well as many other factors that go into making a clean and successful print. Read More