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stevehlau
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Slic3r vs Simplify 3D setting for PETG

Hello everyone,
I am having issue with PETG setting for S3D. I love S3D of how you can add manual support of the model. However, my PETG always come out stringy with Simplify3D compare to Slic3r Prusa Edition. I am using original setting from PR with S3D, but it just did not come out right. I already adjust the retraction distance to 1.2mm @ 35mm/s in S3D. Any suggestion or tips on S3D setting? Thanks.

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Posted : 20/09/2017 4:26 am
amprint
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Re: Slic3r vs Simplify 3D setting for PETG

Maybe you can reduce the nozzle temperature. One option would be to print a heat tower (e.g. https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:696093 ). Reduce the temp every 10mm by 10°C for example (let us know if you need help editing the GCode for this). Check the model after the print and select the temp with the best outcome.

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Posted : 20/09/2017 7:26 am
Nomad965
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Re: Slic3r vs Simplify 3D setting for PETG

Just to clarify a point here for you, the S3D runs differently than Slic3r, if you had everything setup correctly, then suggest that you go through the TS from their website.

https://www.simplify3d.com/support/print-quality-troubleshooting/

Hope it helps.

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Posted : 30/09/2017 9:05 am
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