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by dkightley
Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Tips
Topic: how common is it to change the extrusion multiplier?
Replies: 8
Views: 106

Re: how common is it to change the extrusion multiplier?

I tend to partially....but not completely agree with this.... I've hardly had to make many changes to the extrusion multiplier. I've never had cause to even think about changing the esteps. I have, however had on a few occasions needed to adjust the temperature....but purely to ensure a particularly...
by dkightley
Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Tips
Topic: Windows 10 update causes simplify 3d to stop working
Replies: 2
Views: 427

Re: Windows 10 update causes simplify 3d to stop working

Why not take a read through some of the results of this search: search.php?st=0&sk=t&sd=d&sr=posts&keyw ... e&start=20

I'm sure its worth trying some of the suggestions made when this issue has happened previously.....
by dkightley
Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: Walls stop being printed in mid print
Replies: 1
Views: 395

Re: Walls stop being printed in mid print

Firstly.....your image is not showing, so its impossible to see what your issue is. Having said that, may I take a punt in the dark as to a suggested solution..... On the Mesh dropdown menu is an option "Separate Connected Surfaces". Click that option. If your model list now has more entries that it...
by dkightley
Mon Jul 08, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Tips
Topic: Newbie needs help on selctinbg best material for part
Replies: 6
Views: 499

Re: Newbie needs help on selctinbg best material for part

There's plenty of material comparisons on the internet that are worth a read of.

One on the S3D site is here: https://www.simplify3d.com/support/materials-guide/
by dkightley
Mon Jul 08, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: Vase mode not working for some reason specific case
Replies: 2
Views: 112

Re: Vase mode not working for some reason specific case

Please allow me to explain why you are having issues trying to use the "vase" printing mode...…. Firstly, lets settle a common confusion in terminology. Look at this shot of the part you're wanting to print. It' got the top cut off..: Capture.JPG Please humour me here.....what I'm about to say may s...
by dkightley
Mon Jul 08, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: Bug report: Missing outer layers
Replies: 2
Views: 105

Re: Bug report: Missing outer layers

There's nothing attached!
by dkightley
Mon Jul 08, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: global g-code offsets
Replies: 2
Views: 114

Re: global g-code offsets

needed to set my z-offset to -0,24 but this seems to omit the first layer in my prints. Not correct, I'm afraid. The global offset is exactly what it says....global.....and will affect everything Without the z-offset both are printed, but after the offset the left one is completely under the surfac...
by dkightley
Mon Jul 08, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: Immediate Crash After Startup -- Bad STL File
Replies: 1
Views: 80

Re: Immediate Crash After Startup -- Bad STL File

For future reference......deleting the file savedstate.factory from the folder c:/users/NNNNNN/appdata/local/Simplify3D/s3d-software ( where NNNNNN is your username ) would have sorted you out.
by dkightley
Wed Jul 03, 2019 10:19 am
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: Beep after each print
Replies: 1
Views: 92

Re: Beep after each print

Have a look through the gcode and find a common line of gcode at the start of each component.....then use a post-processing REPLACE to insert the required gcode line.

Never done it myself....but it looks as if its quite easy to do.....

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