4truemodels
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How to stop printing the prime tower?

Thu Aug 17, 2017 3:57 am

Hi there!

I'm setting up several printing jobs with two extruders using the Prime Tower option.
In the website you claim now that process have been updated so the prime tower will stop getting printed at a certain height, once there is no need for further tool exchangements.
The issue is that neither I can't find any new field to set up manually that height in which to stop printing the prime tower nor it is automatically done so the prime tower keep being printed for the whole object height no matter if there is no further need for tool exchangement.

Am I missing anything?
Thank you!

brian442
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Re: How to stop printing the prime tower?

Thu Aug 17, 2017 5:50 pm

Already several topics about this, like this one:
viewtopic.php?f=23&t=7141&p=33994#p33994

4truemodels
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Re: How to stop printing the prime tower?

Fri Aug 18, 2017 4:47 am

Ok, I'm seeing that now, sorry for repeating.
It's clever to use the new Variable Settings Wizard to stop printing the prime tower at a certain height.
Anyway it is announced as an independent new function of the Simplify3D on its 4.0 version so I guess it is quite normal to ask about.
Maybe you can add this function as an automated process for next versions, xP.

Thank you!

daleyjem
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Joined: Thu Jul 05, 2018 3:36 am

Re: How to stop printing the prime tower?

Thu Jul 05, 2018 3:42 am

Useful when you have custom PVA supports at the base of a model and don't need it for the rest of the print.

"Terminate tower when nozzle doesn't change" or something like that. Or "Terminate tower at layer [z]"

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