shasselberg
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Wrong Extruder for Support

Mon Nov 06, 2017 7:44 pm

In my dual extrusion process settings, I selected that support is to be printed with the right extruder. It was printed with the left, however. Is this a bug?

brian442
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Re: Wrong Extruder for Support

Tue Nov 07, 2017 3:22 am

Try going back to Help > Configuration Assistant, and then re-download the FF Creator Pro profile. Then click edit process settings, select the new profile at the very bottom of the list, and then set the extruder configuration to "Both Extruders". After you have done that you can choose which extruder is used for the outlines, infill, supports, etc.

I use this same profile and it works fine following these steps

shasselberg
Posts: 21
Joined: Thu Mar 31, 2016 9:16 pm

Re: Wrong Extruder for Support

Tue Nov 07, 2017 5:46 am

I have an Ultimaker 3, not Flash Forge. Should have said that in my original post. I have download the configuration for my machine.

shasselberg
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Re: Wrong Extruder for Support

Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:07 pm

Well I think I have figured this out, but dual-extrusion sure is confusing. After doing the dual-extrusion wizard and saying which model uses which extruder, it creates a Dual Extrusion Process with two sub-processes, one for each color. it seems that I need to go into the profile for each color, and say which extruder is used for support for that color. That's confusing.

latreides
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Joined: Sun Apr 16, 2017 12:47 pm

Re: Wrong Extruder for Support

Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:13 pm

shasselberg wrote:Well I think I have figured this out, but dual-extrusion sure is confusing. After doing the dual-extrusion wizard and saying which model uses which extruder, it creates a Dual Extrusion Process with two sub-processes, one for each color. it seems that I need to go into the profile for each color, and say which extruder is used for support for that color. That's confusing.
I agree completely. I have been trying to figure out Dual Extrusion with S3D for the last week or so and I am still not sure I have it right.

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