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minimum layer time -> optional lift head and wait

Sat Nov 11, 2017 7:22 am

I would love to see an option like Cura's "cool head lift" - basically if layer time is too short, even with slow printing, head should move away a little (some argue better Z than x/y to prevent blobs) retract (optionally) and pause the time needed to fulfill the minimum layer time.

This can be done by adding g-code on layer change, but that we would wait between each layer of that process, no matter if needed or not. In an ideal world, if I set 30 seconds for a very small island and minimum print speed at x, the wait time needed to minimum layer time should be added this way.

Thank you for considering

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Re: minimum layer time -> optional lift head and wait

Sun Mar 18, 2018 8:12 am

gcodestat integrates with Simplify3D and allow you to
Calculate print time accurately (acceleration, max speed, junction deviation all taken into consideration)
Embed M117 codes into G-Code
Upload your G-Code directly to Octoprint
open source and unlicence

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Re: minimum layer time -> optional lift head and wait

Mon Mar 19, 2018 1:31 am

what about the ooze from idle nozzle? 30 sec will ooze a lot.

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