Questions tagged [fdm]

Questions about Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) as an additive manufacturing technology.

6 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
2 votes
0 answers
43 views

Weird layer cross section resonances

While doing the setup of a new machine I printed a small retraction test which showed that layers at different heights present a varying section. The whole area of the layer is expanding and ...
user avatar
  • 121
2 votes
0 answers
89 views

Extruder calibrated, but prints still oversized by .1 mm or so

I've got a pretty straightforward problem. In general my printer is very accurate for the XYZ movements. What I'm running into is no matter what size my print is, the XY dimensions will be thicker by ...
user avatar
  • 193
1 vote
1 answer
26 views

Bottom layer print speed - When do you reach diminishing returns?

When printing the bottom\initial layers on an FDM printer using PLA, how slow can you go before hitting diminishing returns (the speed at which you gain no additional advantages in terms of print ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
20 views

Trouble with polycarbonate print on Ender 3 Pro - What could be the cause?

I performed a polycarbonate modification on my Ender 3 Pro (heated chamber, external electronics, all-metal hotend, new thermistor, PID-tuning, dry-box, actively cooled motors through Peltier cooling, ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
60 views

What parts are compatible with the Anycubic Mega Zero? (FNG here)

I bought a 3D printer 2nd hand from someone a year and a half ago and finally set it up last week (I know I'm terrible). It's an Anycubic Mega Zero. I'm pretty sure it's the first version not the 2.0 ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
273 views

Ultra thin skin of cured resin found floating in vat, possible sources?

I've been repeatedly finding small fragments of extremely thin cured resin floating in the vat of my elegoo saturn resin printer. They're maybe a couple of CM across and so thin that I can't measure ...
user avatar