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How to fix WoW models in photon workshop

I am using an AnyCubic Photon Resin Printer. I have used the (WoW model viewer to export a miniture that I am hoping to 3D print. However, when I look at the model in photon workshop, certain parts ...
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Constrain by surface area in Fusion 360

I'm trying to create a sketch that is constrained by surface area. In my model I have a relatively irregular, flat area that I would like to constrain by area so that it never exceeds a certain number....
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Why would my extruder remove the filament all the way out after prints? [Ender 3 v2]

Background I bought an Ender 3 v2 printer, everything has been working fine, been experimenting with harder and higher temperature filaments like different variations of PLA and PETG. Original ...
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How to remove resin from tray and film [closed]

I have a problem with a resin print. The product is produced as you can see in the picture below. The resin sticks to the tray and film. What should I do to handle it? What is the problem? Is problem ...
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Has anyone applied four 200 x 200 mm PEI sheets to a 400 x 400 mm bed?

Of course I'm referring to side by side and not stacking or overlapping. 200 x 200 mm PEI and Kapton sheets are more readily available than 400 x 400 sheets. I'm wondering if anyone has tried this ...
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Has anybody successfully used Prusa Slicer with the FlashForge Adventurer 3?

I am trying to get rid of the FlashPrint slicer that comes with the Adventurer 3 due to its limited capabilities - to no success. Cura works to some extent, Simplify3D lacks some bottom layer patterns ...
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Marlin 1.0 works: Marlin 2.0 destroys Z-axis motion

I have an FLSun 3D Cube, running off an MKS GEN V.1.4 main board. With Marlin 1.0, the Z-axis works great (and has been for three years). When I try to upgrade to Marlin 2.0, moving the Z-axis 10 mm ...
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CR-10S extruder motor not moving

I have a Creality CR-10 which I just upgraded with a CH Power dual Z-axis, filament sensor, screen and 2.2 motherboard, making it a CR-10S. I also added a Micro-Swiss direct extruder and all metal hot ...
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How to move Z-axis to a specificic position (Z-max) after printing?

I have a Cartesian printer in a cubic format (the bed moves vertically) with Marlin 2.x I am not finding a way to make it move to Z-max (23 cm) when finishing the printing. The idea is to lower the ...
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What is SBS plastic

I want to print a part from Thingiverse. In the description, the creater writes that he used SBS to print it. I did some research because I never heard of SBS. I found a description on Filaments....
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Marlin 1.1.9 mesh editing causes the nozzle to hit the bed and UBL is not correcting the leveling issues

ISSUE 1 The printer is having a physical bed size of 315 x 315 mm and there are 2 stepper motors that drive the extruder up and down. The 2 Z-steppers are synced and I already have a process to make ...
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Is there any 3D-printing software that supports Raspberry Pi?

My only functional computer at the moment is a raspberry pi, and I was wondering if there was any software that supported it. My printer is a Newmatter mod-t, but I might be able to modify other ...
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left-over photopolymer resins

Not storing left-over photopolymer resin back with pristine resin in its original shipping can seems to be a common recommendation. What is the best practice here? Store in a separate bottle and pour ...
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Waves in my prints

Around about 2 weeks ago I upgraded my Ender 3 Pro with a micro Swiss direct drive and all metal hotend. I had some tuning with the PID and e-steps to do, but once that was done, it's been mostly good....
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Ender 3 won't power up

I've had an Ender 3 for about a year and a half now and have been using it without issues. Last week it turned off a few minutes into a print and wouldn't turn back on on power from the PSU. ...
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Hotend moves up on HOME command

My Ender 3D with BlTouch And Marlin 2.0.1 firmware was working flawless for 3 months. Yesterday, without any hardware or software change, it started acting weird: on Auto-Home command it first makes ...
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Good lubricants for moving parts?

What materials work well for lubricating moving PLA, ABS, or PETG parts? I'm talking items like the the Gear Bearings or Print in Place Engine. I've played with a few lubricants on my own, including ...
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Does Tinkercad support the Longer LK4 3D printer

This is probably a very simple question, but I'm just wondering if the Longer LK4 Pro 3D Printer is compatible with Tinkercad. I use it a lot and while I know it has its own software, Tinkercad can ...
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Identifying and Replacing Capacitor

So during one of my initial experiments I accidentally blew up one of my capacitors. Everything else works on the board except the motor control with the blown capacitor so I'm going to replace it. ...
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How to identify what type of filament an unlabeled spool is

So I have some old filament that I originally got for a 3D pen. The problem is it's unlabeled and I haven't been able to find anything that might help me distinguish whether it's PLA or ABS. The bag ...
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printing problems [closed]

I have some problems with my 3D prints in PLA. I have a Creality 3D® Ender-3 printer and I use these parameters: Temp nozzle = 210 °C Temp bed = 60 °C Infill = 20 % Time : >5H The problem appears ...
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Problems with the right Z axis

My 3D printer was working perfectly, but one day I put it inside an acrylic box and put it to work, that was not a good idea, because the Z axis grabbed the box, after that, the Z axis started to ...
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CR-10 heating problem

I've been happily printing on my CR-10 for a couple of months but now there is an issue. As soon as I turn it on the hot-end begins heating. I have replaced the heater and the thermistor but the ...
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Anet A8 board USB broken?

I'm trying to connect my PC to my Anet A8 through Pronterface on Ubuntu. But when I'm clicking on the "connect" button in Pronterface, all I see is "Connecting ...". What I did so ...
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PLA does not stick to center of the bed anymore

I have used my printer (Flying Bear Ghost 4) for the last year and a few days ago I noticed that the center of the heat bed does not stick like it used to. I think it can be caused by the fact that I ...
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Ender 5 (Plus) - Gantry not square to frame, how to fix?

How would one go about squaring the gantry relative to the frame? Referring to the image below, distance A and distance B are not equal. Also would this account for the reason why when I attempt to ...
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While heating, BLTouch mesh data gets worse and worse the more times you probe

The title pretty much sums up the issue. It was happening before moving to an SKR Mini E3 V1.2 and is still happening with the new board. If I run A G28, then a <...
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Marlin 2.x on an SKR1.4 turbo - G29 is ignoring GRID_MAX_POINTS_X

Just installed a new SKR 1.4 turbo with Marlin 2.x I seem to be having an issue with G29. Configuration.h has these entries: ...
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12864 LCD image not centered?

Just flashed my Ender 5 Plus with the TH3D firmware so I could add an 12864... started a print and then a few minutes later I notice this on the LCD! How would I fix this?
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Thermal runaway

I have a bit of a headache with my Anycubic i3 Mega which originally had a Trigorila 32-bit board. I decided to swap it because of loud A4988 drivers and got myself an MKS Robin Nano 1.2. This printer ...
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Wiring heatbed into Main using ATX

I had my 3D printer powered by dual 24 V PSUs wired in parallel and my heatbed was wired into the main using a SSR to help power it. I replaced the two PSUs with a single Corsair 750 W ATX. My printer ...
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Home-brew alcohol to clean resin prints

I took the plunge and bought a resin printer. I was wondering if I could use full strength home-brew vodka at 90 % instead of using isopropyl alcohol before anything is added to clean prints with? I ...
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Will I still be able to export my Fusion 360 models to other CAD packages after Autodesk's recent license changes come into effect?

On 16 September 2020, Autodesk announced changes in the way that Fusion 360 can be used for non-commercial use with their Personal license. As a hobbyist, most of these changes will not affect me very ...
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Creality CR-10 board upgrade from V1.0 to V2.0 questions

I have a base Creality CR-10 that I have had for 10 months. Since then I have added Z-axis braces and a Z-axis dual lead screw. I have a Filament runout sensor that I want to add and I want to add a ...
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MINTEMP BED Fixed error when running consecutive print

I am using "Pretty PETG" along with PrusaSlicer's consecutive print mode. What I am noticing is that upon finishing the first print, the printer hits ...
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Wanhao Duplicator i3 Mk2 Firmware Update

I have a Wanhao Duplicator i3 Plus Mk2. Its auto-leveling never worked properly since I bought it a year or two ago. I decided to upgrade the firmware to try and solve this problem. Unfortunately, I ...
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Printer is using BLTouch to home but it is not using it to auto level

I have recently set up my Ender 3 with an SKR MINI E3 V1.2 and a BLTouch which I have been using for a while. After many troubles with compiling the firmware, I managed to compile and upload the ...
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Problem with grid infill (line positioning)

I have a problem with the grid infill on my BCN3D+ Dual Paste extruder: when I print a structure the lines of the infill are not evenly printed, every two lines the gap between the lines is higher (...
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Retraction fine but recovery occasionally just doesn't happen

I'm having issues with retraction. My printer prints very well normally, but has an intermittent problem with retraction: the retraction itself always happens, but sometimes the subsequent recovery ...
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Bed probing feed rates

I was watching a friend's Prusa run the bed-probe routine and I realized how pathetically slow mine is and takes forever. I want to speed it up. What parameters in Marlin's ...
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Passing from nozzle diameter 0.4 mm to 0.2 mm causing filament jamming in heater

Im using Prusa Slicer 2.1 for my FlyingBear Ghost 4. I just changed my 0.4 mm nozzle for a 0.2 mm but it seems to jam in the heater probably due to too much filament trying to get out by the nozzle. ...
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Removing test print from magnetic flexible paper coated build plate

I have a Monoprice MP10 with magnetic flexible paper coated build plate and I have just tried printing bed level test which is, of necessity, very thin on the build plate. Watching the item print, I ...
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Artillery Sidewinder X1 3DTouch not working

The printer I am working on is an Artillery Sidewinder X1. I have fitted it with a 3DTouch (BLTouch clone) bed leveling probe purchased from Bangood. I have printed a mount for it and plugged it into ...
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“configuration files” issue when trying to run Ultimaker Cura on RPI 4

I have installed Cura on my RPI 4 by using the "sudo apt-get install cura" terminal command. Whenever I try to run the application, however, I get this: Is there something wrong with the ...
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New filament makes brittle prints

I recently bought 5 spools of white 1.75 mm PLA off Amazon. However, I experienced some very strange behavior when I started to print with it. First, the filament wouldn't stick to the print bed. I'...
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Ender 3 Layer Shifting

I recently got an ender 3. It was working well for 2 prints. I managed to print two small items which were upgrades for the printer (filament guide and cable clip). Following this, I tried to print ...
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Prusa i3 MK3S supports fail to print on bed

My printer currently has issues printing supports of multiple objects. The support gets smushed around the printbed after a while. I’ve attached a picture of the failed support. I’ve tried lowering ...
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How to apply Z Probe value automatically?

I have a custom built HBot printer, running Klipper. Also have a custom built Z-probe, that uses the nozzle tip to touch the bed, and measures deflection above it. The Z-offset between the nozzle tip ...
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Heated bed is not heating up

Hello I am building a clone of Prusa MK2. So I connected all the connections to the RAMPS 1.4 shield. I used Pronterface successfully to set the temperature of bed, but it did not heat up... So I ...
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How do I know if a filament is abrasive?

There are tons of fancy filaments around. And a lot are super nice to look at or have super cool properties, like carbon-filled nylon or woodfill or even just Glow in the dark! But a maker space ...

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