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by kirkg
Mon Aug 10, 2015 12:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Tips
Topic: Why do I get small holes around circles on the top of parts?
Replies: 4
Views: 662

Re: Why do I get small holes around circles on the top of pa

Thank you that seemed to do it. The default was at 15% and i brought it up to 30%. :D
by kirkg
Thu Aug 06, 2015 10:52 am
Forum: General Discussion and Tips
Topic: Why do I get small holes around circles on the top of parts?
Replies: 4
Views: 662

Why do I get small holes around circles on the top of parts?

So I’ve noticed that whenever I have a round hole on the top surface one of my prints that around the edges there is always small holes. I understand its because of the angle but I'm nt sure if theres a way to try reduce it or eliminate it. I’m wondering if anyone can help with settings to try and e...
by kirkg
Fri May 08, 2015 8:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Tips
Topic: Give me your Infill tips
Replies: 27
Views: 6181

Re: Give me your Infill tips

Even mattercontrol has it
by kirkg
Fri May 08, 2015 11:39 am
Forum: General Discussion and Tips
Topic: Give me your Infill tips
Replies: 27
Views: 6181

Re: Give me your Infill tips

Stop trying to run 200% infill. Running 135% or 150% is plenty strong at an acceptable infill percentage like 25%. You can slow down the infill as well via S3D. All of your symptoms involve your machine not wanting to push that much material, not S3D. How do you slow down the infill speed? this wou...
by kirkg
Fri May 08, 2015 10:19 am
Forum: General Discussion and Tips
Topic: Infill at same speed/rate as the shell???
Replies: 1
Views: 396

Infill at same speed/rate as the shell???

Is there a way to make the infill speed and extrusion rate the same as the shell perimeters? My problem is that when my printer goes to start the infill the sudden increase in speed in the hobbled bolt chews a groove into the filament making it a failed print:( So I’m think if I can keep the speed t...
by kirkg
Fri Feb 20, 2015 7:39 am
Forum: General Discussion and Tips
Topic: Help broken infill???
Replies: 7
Views: 1491

Re: Help broken infill???

OK so i finally for a test print to come out OK but by sacrifice speed. I had to turn my speed down half way from 3600mm/min to 1800mm/min and have the infill width set to 150%. them i tried to bump the speed up to 2700mm/min and no dice...even with temps up to 210 and infill width up to 200% i was ...
by kirkg
Thu Feb 19, 2015 7:39 am
Forum: General Discussion and Tips
Topic: Help broken infill???
Replies: 7
Views: 1491

Re: Help broken infill???

I'm Printing in PLA and iv'e tried temps from 195-210 with the infill width varying from 100-175 but it seemed like once i got a decent infill for the first layer or 2 than it would just start coming apart after that and once i got the infill with to 145 or higher and tried to let it finish the prin...
by kirkg
Wed Feb 18, 2015 11:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Tips
Topic: Help broken infill???
Replies: 7
Views: 1491

Re: Help broken infill???

Oh yeah... I'm printing in pla and using 15% infill
by kirkg
Wed Feb 18, 2015 10:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Tips
Topic: Help broken infill???
Replies: 7
Views: 1491

Help broken infill???

ok so I cant figure it out? I've tried turning up the infill width (up to 175%and everywhere in between) and that would look pretty good but after printing about 5-10 layers it would stop extruding so I have tried turning up the temp and now im back to broken infill patterns again....I have been bat...

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