In this third test using the ‘Temperature Tower’ I have adjusted the print settings in Cura which should reduce the stringing.
I looked specifically at the retraction settings so that the print head could retract filament prior to moving between each of the upright towers.
I followed the same pre-printing process as before:
- I imported the STL file into Cura, updated the settings and exported the GCode file
- I opened the GCode file in Repetier to identify layer heights
- I manually modified the GCode file to specific temperatures within the file itself so the 3D printer would adjust the temperatures automatically
- I saved the modified GCode file to the memory stick and transferred to the Artillery Sidewinder X1 3D printer for printing
I had high hopes for this particular test expecting it to be a much more successful result, when in fact, it was worse than the previous version.
What did I learn from this test?
I’m not sure. There must be a way of getting this particular model to print and I am sure I can, I just need to find the ideal settings.
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Thank you for watching.
Rob @ 3DModUK