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by mthompson239
Mon Dec 10, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Tips
Topic: Printing a threaded insert and accepting piece
Replies: 17
Views: 2265

Re: Printing a threaded insert and accepting piece

For strength about to 40% more like with steel parts. The same method to reinforce material. :thumbsup: Thought I clarify my comment about two parts printed with two process at the same time to produce desired results - hopefully the picture saves me a thousand words :lol: ( the Nut is embedded in ...
by mthompson239
Mon Dec 10, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Tips
Topic: Printing a threaded insert and accepting piece
Replies: 17
Views: 2265

Re: Printing a threaded insert and accepting piece

I’ve printed many parts with threads and have made several observations about doing it. I can easily print 3/8-16 Bolts, Nuts and threaded Bosses, as shown below. 1. The resulting threads (for me) have always been good enough to mate with intended part (nuts, bosses, etc…). The fit between mated pa...
by mthompson239
Mon Dec 10, 2018 11:18 am
Forum: General Discussion and Tips
Topic: Printing a threaded insert and accepting piece
Replies: 17
Views: 2265

Re: Printing a threaded insert and accepting piece

Additional pics. And event tried a different size for testing.

*Edit, cant seem to add anymore pics..
by mthompson239
Mon Dec 10, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: General Discussion and Tips
Topic: Printing a threaded insert and accepting piece
Replies: 17
Views: 2265

Re: Printing a threaded insert and accepting piece

All other prints come out 100% proper. I have a few different machines (Flashforge/PowerSpec/Mono Price) that are basically all the same (clones), and it occurs on the few machines that I tried to print it on. Also, using the spools currently printing with..I dont keep filament long enough to dry ou...
by mthompson239
Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Don't lose all settings on crash
Replies: 2
Views: 504

Re: Don't lose all settings on crash

Anytime I make a change to any profile and it note "modified"...I save. As I have had larger .stl files crash when trying to scale up to big (upwords of 480mm)...so lessons learned for me @least.
by mthompson239
Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:53 am
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: Simplify3D Won't Launch Properly
Replies: 26
Views: 12302

Re: Simplify3D Won't Launch Properly

dkightley wrote:
Tue Sep 11, 2018 3:25 am
I seem to remember a thread discussing S3D taking a while to load.....and I believe the solution was to open the Machine Control Panel and empty the list of entries in the gcode library list.
I guess this would be a method as well if the application would have been able to open.
by mthompson239
Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:52 am
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: Simplify3D Won't Launch Properly
Replies: 26
Views: 12302

Re: Simplify3D Won't Launch Properly

Since I had my very recent FFF files, I uninstalled, deleted reg keys, and del %user% folder noted in the above, rebooted, downloaded S3D again, and was able to reimport my FFF and runs proper now.
by mthompson239
Tue Sep 11, 2018 12:00 am
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: Simplify3D Won't Launch Properly
Replies: 26
Views: 12302

Re: Simplify3D Won't Launch Properly

Win7-64 24gb i7-4200MQ Windows FW disabled No blocking via Sophos EndPoint Last Win update 2 days ago S3D 4.0.1 per running in task manager...but not opening. No LAN or local conditions have changed Just started tonight not opening.....not good for when I use this software for my business on multipl...
by mthompson239
Tue Jul 24, 2018 11:14 am
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: Can I get a second set of eyes....
Replies: 8
Views: 822

Re: Can I get a second set of eyes....

I adjusted the babystep to get the proper prime line...but then get the provided layer pic...not a solid/fluid layer.
by mthompson239
Tue Jul 24, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: Can I get a second set of eyes....
Replies: 8
Views: 822

Re: Can I get a second set of eyes....

This is what im seeing...

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