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by Gotham Pixel
Tue Nov 18, 2014 12:54 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: [ADDED] Lay Flat
Replies: 31
Views: 19597

Re: Feature Request - Lay Flat

In the Unofficial Simplify3D Documentation http://jinschoi.github.io/simplify3d-docs/ they write: "Position your models Models appear at your bed origin, usually set to be the lower left corner of the bed (this is configurable under Preferences/Machine). Use the Arrange button to auto-arrange them n...
by Gotham Pixel
Sun Nov 16, 2014 7:31 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: [ADDED] Lay Flat
Replies: 31
Views: 19597

Re: Feature Request - Lay Flat

I'm really confused by this. How do you precisely get a model to lay flat on the build surface? I'm trying to print a ring that gets imported vertically and then put it on its side. The side of the ring is a flat surface but I can't rotate it 90 degrees because it's not a 90 degree angle. There is n...
by Gotham Pixel
Thu Jun 12, 2014 10:14 am
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: First layer problems
Replies: 2
Views: 1735

First layer problems

I'm having problems getting prints to start consistently. The extruder isn't being primed enough, it takes several skirts just to get anything to come out of the hot end and many times it will start well into the first or second layer. When it does start, the flow rate appears to be good. I don't ha...
by Gotham Pixel
Thu Jun 12, 2014 9:53 am
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: Parts larger than they should be
Replies: 1
Views: 823

Parts larger than they should be

I'm trying to print an 8mm cylindrical part using S3D but it measures 8.5mm when printed. The print looks good but it's visibly larger. The same file prints fine with matching settings when sliced with Cura. Is there a particular setting that is causing this? I'm reluctant to trust S3D with a longer...

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