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by saros
Sat Feb 02, 2019 3:59 am
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Twill Weave First Layer?
Replies: 5
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Re: Twill Weave First Layer?

Errr.... no. Purely cosmetic. It would be very interesting to see how it comes out. I guess I should write some gcode and try it manually! To be honest it would probably look pretty good on a rougher bed surface as well (Buildtak etc) - I'm thinking it might look like carbon with a peel ply removed....
by saros
Tue Jan 29, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Twill Weave First Layer?
Replies: 5
Views: 1017

Re: Twill Weave First Layer?

Obviously an actual weave is not possible, but a weave pattern may be? A bit like this : https://drive.google.com/uc?id=1ESWuyozyxUGq8zExzrtCQwCZbYJ7KKBs Your retraction settings would have to be spot on, and it will be a bit messy, but might still look pretty interesting? It would also be a very sl...
by saros
Wed Jan 23, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Twill Weave First Layer?
Replies: 5
Views: 1017

Twill Weave First Layer?

Hi, I'm curious to see if it would be possible to add a twill weave pattern for the first layer, and perhaps the last layer as well. I'm typically printing on Kapton, and end up with a glossy finish to the surface that is on the bed - a carbon fibre style twill weave pattern might look interesting o...

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