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by mlr53
Tue May 15, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Setting in S3D to raise/lower bed on startup?
Replies: 3
Views: 273

Re: Setting in S3D to raise/lower bed on startup?

In S3D when editing the process, under the G Code tab, There is a global g code offset setting for the X, Y, and Z axis. adding or subtracting to the Z axis setting should do what you are looking for.
by mlr53
Thu May 18, 2017 4:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Distortion on early layers
Replies: 3
Views: 1472

Re: Distortion on early layers

Insta, Your suggestions worked. Thanks
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by mlr53
Tue May 16, 2017 3:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Distortion on early layers
Replies: 3
Views: 1472

Re: Distortion on early layers

Thanks Insta, I'll give that a try.
by mlr53
Mon May 15, 2017 9:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Distortion on early layers
Replies: 3
Views: 1472

Distortion on early layers

IMG_0755.jpg I am having trouble printing a gear. The teeth start off distorted then as the layers progress they begin printing correctly. I am printing with ABS filament. I have tried two different rolls of two different colors both with the same results. I have a PEI surface on my glass bed, and ...
by mlr53
Tue Dec 06, 2016 5:58 pm
Forum: Modifications
Topic: PEI Bed Surface
Replies: 161
Views: 30788

Re: PEI Bed Surface

Has anyone else tried the PEI film from CS Hyde co? 3 mil. Ultem®/PEI with 3M™ Acrylic adhesive- Ultem®/PEI (polyetherimide) has struck the 3D printing world as a high performance material for 3D printing beds. Ultem®/PEI film enables 3D printing enthusiasts to produce both ABS and PLA prints. This ...
by mlr53
Mon Dec 05, 2016 11:10 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: 3DXTech Carbon fiber infused abs
Replies: 18
Views: 5576

Re: 3DXTech Carbon fiber infused abs

I've run over 5 rolls of the CF filament and haven't had any problems with layer separation. Also haven't seen any wear on the .35 SS nozzle. I normally run it at 220 to 230 temp setting. The parts a very impact resistant, but once you reach the limit, they snap like they are brittle since the CF is...
by mlr53
Wed Oct 05, 2016 9:23 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Barrel mod for printing flexable filament
Replies: 17
Views: 2057

Re: Barrel mod for printing flexable filament

Thanks, that worked. Have it open in cadd and able to manipulate it. As I modify it, I'll post some pics and how it works out.
by mlr53
Wed Oct 05, 2016 8:44 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Barrel mod for printing flexable filament
Replies: 17
Views: 2057

Re: Barrel mod for printing flexable filament

When I go to the STEP file on github and click on it, it shows a txt file full of code, but I haven't figured out how to download the STEP file.
by mlr53
Wed Oct 05, 2016 2:53 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Barrel mod for printing flexable filament
Replies: 17
Views: 2057

Re: Barrel mod for printing flexable filament

How do you'll convert the stl file to be able to modify it? I'm using Inventor Fusion or Auto Cadd. The file you referenced above seems to open in Fusion but nothing shows up. My experience with stl files is that once you open it, you can't modify it. The file does open in S3D, so I could print it a...
by mlr53
Tue Oct 04, 2016 7:13 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Barrel mod for printing flexable filament
Replies: 17
Views: 2057

Re: Barrel mod for printing flexable filament

Here is the picture with comments on it.