Titan Prints

Discussion in 'Show off' started by PsyVision, Apr 16, 2016.

  1. Steven Burns

    Steven Burns Well-Known Member

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    Would you mind posting a picture of your "zipper"?

    I put it in quotes so we are sure to get a family friendly picture!:D
     
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  2. PsyVision

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    :p

    By zipper do you mean the z-seam/scar?
     
  3. Steven Burns

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    Yes. You said you positioned it on the back and I just want to compare what you get to what I get.
     
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    Hey @PsyVision what did you set your cooling to for the PLA?
    I did some test prints and realised that with the new fan shroud only blowing from one side I have issues at the front of the part if not going up to 100% fan. Formerly I couldn't go higher than 80% without a thermal runaway and was printing PLA with 60% and good results. But now I have to and fortunately am able to print at 100% fans with PLA...
     
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    Cooling was layer 3, 30%, layer 4, 40% up to layer 10, 100%
     
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  7. Alex9779

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    Exactly what I use now... Thanks!
     
  8. Steven Burns

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    Thank you for posting the picture of the zipper. I had issues early on and spent days trying to completely eliminate it only to determine that you truly cannot. This eases my mind a bit.

    Thanks again!
     
  9. Spoon Unit

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    If you really want to post process it, it's also nice to have that seam all together somewhere accessible that you can simply sand off.
     
  10. R Design

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    Thanks for the heads up.

    Somehow I'd missed that setting but will be using it ALL the time from now on!

    (Bet it doesn't work for each one if you print an array of identical parts... But we can put a feature request in for that....)
     
  11. Alex9779

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    Nope it is a setting for the whole process. If the process print multiple parts the seam maybe be at different location per part. Actually the slicer doesn't care if you print one part or multiple parts in one process. It is just geometry that is not connected and handled as "isles".
     
  12. Spoon Unit

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    Would be great actually to have the seam at an offset to the part geometry, rather than fixed to a point on the bed geometry. In most cases, you just want to define the center point or a point on a square around the object.
     
  13. R Design

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    There's a guy in the Simplify3D Forum who says this:

    "I set my start point based on X and Y coordinates off the plate.
    My M2 has a 250 span on the Y axis, so if I want all my 'parting lines' to be at 9:00 on the parts I set the start point at -9999, 125.
    10 meters out on the X-Axis makes it essentially identical on all parts on the build platform."
     
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  14. Spoon Unit

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    Lol. What a lovely hack. Essentially, just define a virtual ten meter square around your print bed and then define north, south, east, west etc from there. For me, on a dual 1.0

    North: 130,9999
    South: 130,-9999
    East: 9999,100
    West -9999,100​
     

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