First Layer Cal with PETG

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paynterf
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First Layer Cal with PETG

Post by paynterf » Thu Jan 28, 2021 6:23 pm

I'm trying to do a first layer calibration using PETG and a PEI sheet. I selected the ABS temp range, as that seemed to be the closest available setting. Is there any way to do a first layer cal with custom temperature settings?

TIA,

Frank

jk42
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Re: First Layer Cal with PETG

Post by jk42 » Fri Feb 05, 2021 4:06 pm

Frank,
Currently there isn't a specific hot routine for PETG.
Your best bet is probably to do the cold calibrations.
I find, when using the feeler gauge, that "slight resistance" is a little too subjective.
I prefer to say definite resistance. It should'n't be so close that the hotend pinches or drags
heavily on the feeler gauge, but you want to have a healthy amount of resistance so that you're
close enough.

You may also want to check out the Knowledge Base article on Altering your start height manually.
https://makergear.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/ ... -M-Series-
~Jason from MakerGear

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