Questions tagged [brims]

Brims, not to be confused with Rafts, are layers of plastic applied before the start of the printing operation, in order to allow for better adhesion to the printing service.

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Add brim everywhere, not just around the outermost line

I have a repair part that I need to print with ABS and I know that I have warping problems with ABS. I'm now trying to mitigate this by printing a circle around my object and use more brim. You can ...
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Brim around just one section

I'm looking to print this item: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4274950 I want to lay it flat on the bed, 90° to how it's shown on Thingiverse. The problem is there's the one little corner on ...
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Ender 3 failing on brim for wide curves

When trying to print wide curves (~4inch radius), later layers of the brim seem to print too close (or over extrude, or otherwise collide) with previous layers, causing the previous layers to detach ...
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Setting up a brim/raft for only a portion of the overall print

I'm trying to build an assembly with one larger part (about 50 mm x 50 mm), two small parts (about 10 mm x 5 mm) each, and one part that starts with two 2 ...
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When should I use a raft, when should I use a brim?

Taken from the answer provided by @EricJohnson, When should I use a raft, and when should I use a brim? What advantages does each have over the other? Raft Brim
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What are main differences between rafts, skirts and brims?

I would like to understand the differences between rafts, skirts and brims. They appear in the software which I'm using to edit my 3D objects. Can anybody elaborate what are these and what are the ...