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by Mecha_Monster
Sun Jun 18, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: Printing Software
Topic: Optimize printing sequence for multiple objects
Replies: 1
Views: 41

Optimize printing sequence for multiple objects

Hello, When you are printing multiple objects, the software set the sequence to go in the same order that each object was placed, which might not be the most optimal way to do it. Currently I am printing +100 small objects, and the extruder goes back and forth, instead of a "grid-like' manner (...
by Mecha_Monster
Sat Jun 17, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: Others
Topic: Silly: YouTube vid of drunk guys trying to remove support from a helmet?
Replies: 2
Views: 46

Re: Silly: YouTube vid of drunk guys trying to remove support from a helmet?

I know that video. It was a Lulzbot TAZ 4 review by WTFBBQ Gaming. I was about to buy a TAZ, but then I found Thruster's videos about the Raise3D printers, and here I am.

Anyhow, here is the link to the video: https://youtu.be/BlNJ5QP5TYk
by Mecha_Monster
Tue Jun 13, 2017 4:00 am
Forum: Printing Settings
Topic: Test: Cylinders Tilted at 45 degrees
Replies: 2
Views: 55

Re: Test: Cylinders Tilted at 45 degrees

Very useful information, I learned a couple of things that I will use with my models.
What pillar size and density works for you? how many layer of dense support do you add?

Thank you :)
by Mecha_Monster
Sun Jun 11, 2017 9:40 pm
Forum: Printing Software
Topic: Minimal layer time
Replies: 2
Views: 49

Re: Minimal layer time

I have stumble on the same issue, probably we are doing something wrong with the slicer settings... nevertheless what I have been doing to go around that issue is print 2 pieces at the time placed very far apart, slowing down the displacement speed (from 100 to 35) and setting the next layer startin...
by Mecha_Monster
Fri Jun 09, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Black hard goop on Nozzle and Heater Body
Replies: 7
Views: 118

Re: Black hard goop on Nozzle and Heater Body

Worry not; you have to heat it and the blob will burn away, clean results. I place mine on the stove, next to a flame and leave it there for about 15 min, occasionally move it (obviously not with your bare hands) because melted plastic may ooze.
by Mecha_Monster
Sat Jun 03, 2017 4:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Stops extruding after first Shell
Replies: 15
Views: 307

Re: Stops extruding after first Shell

gamemaker wrote:Hi,
I finally made my print with 10mm/s in x/y and with 5mm/s in x.
Tempreture was about 240.
Extruding rate was 100%


Good to know. What else you did to solve the issue? just settings adjustment? or something else?
by Mecha_Monster
Tue May 30, 2017 2:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Stops extruding after first Shell
Replies: 15
Views: 307

Re: Stops extruding after first Shell

Not to much experience with elastic filaments, but what i noticed is that any amount of tension between the spool and the feeder stretch the filament, causing imperceptible issues that eventually leads the print to failure. Try to relieve any tension and stretching; you can create a better spool hol...
by Mecha_Monster
Mon May 29, 2017 4:17 am
Forum: User's Gallery
Topic: Raise3D did it!
Replies: 4
Views: 417

Re: Raise3D did it!

Don't know if this is a serious challenge or not, but I think it shows that Raise3D printers are among the best in printing precision. No other FDM printer (besides my N1) have reported a successful print of this spinner: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TYuLVN3YHw8 One guy reported success on a Str...
by Mecha_Monster
Wed May 24, 2017 9:56 pm
Forum: Printing Settings
Topic: What causes filment to curl back around nozzel and stick to it?
Replies: 6
Views: 173

Re: What causes filment to curl back around nozzel and stick to it?

Although you are cleaning your nozzle with a guitar string, it is very likely that you have burned debris inside of the nozzle, very thin crust. The filament curling up is the tattletale symptom. it is extremely difficult to remove those crust and debris from inside of the nozzle, you have to disass...
by Mecha_Monster
Mon May 22, 2017 5:11 pm
Forum: Printing Settings
Topic: Anyidea what Im doing wrong? Polymaker PC Plus and Support goes chewed up after cm or 2
Replies: 5
Views: 133

Re: Anyidea what Im doing wrong? Polymaker PC Plus and Support goes chewed up after cm or 2

I have never used polysupport, but I have use a lot of Polymaker's PC-Max and Plus. Here are my two cents: Firts; set your bed temp to 110 degrees, it works better than 100. Also lower your movement speed from 100 mm/s to 40 mm/s (rapid movements may hit your print) and enable Z-hop. I set my print ...
by Mecha_Monster
Tue May 09, 2017 2:43 am
Forum: Printing Settings
Topic: How to I clear out caramlised burnt nylon from a jammed hot end?
Replies: 1
Views: 94

Re: How to I clear out caramlised burnt nylon from a jammed hot end?

Did you try heating it before unscrewing it? Also, The Raise3D printer is too good keeping the heat inside while it is closed, maybe too good; probably the nylon and pla softened inside of the cool zone jaming it. Try to install a thermometer inside of the printer and open it once in a while to avoi...
by Mecha_Monster
Thu Apr 27, 2017 1:51 pm
Forum: Printing Settings
Topic: Trouble with extruded filament accumulating on nozzle
Replies: 8
Views: 278

Re: Trouble with extruded filament accumulating on nozzle

Hey everyone, ...everything worked straight out of the box with PLA as supplied from Raise3D, but changing to ABS caused some problems. That's exactly what happened to me 8 moths ago. Long story short; I printed too hot and the ABS carbonized, it is extremely difficult to remove from inside of the ...
by Mecha_Monster
Wed Apr 26, 2017 11:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Advice on best print oritentation, supports and settings
Replies: 7
Views: 312

Re: Advice on best print oritentation, supports and settings

I have used Polymax PLA before; not so good for support material, it sticks to the print and is not so easy to remove.
For complex parts that require lots of support, I have had more luck with Polymaker's PC-Max. It's tough and the supports can be remover in a more clean manner.
by Mecha_Monster
Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Prints Welded to Raft
Replies: 6
Views: 418

Re: Prints Welded to Raft

Check the raft gap from model distance on raft settings and the first layer height. What works for me is a 0.10 mm gap and a 0.3 mm first layer height.
by Mecha_Monster
Mon Apr 24, 2017 3:02 pm
Forum: User's Gallery
Topic: Look what I found on my build plate this morning!
Replies: 4
Views: 1084

Re: Look what I found on my build plate this morning!

Great work!,

Managing to consistent print for almost 200 hours means that you set quite well your settings. Mind to share? :)
by Mecha_Monster
Fri Apr 21, 2017 7:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: More on removing parts with alcohol
Replies: 2
Views: 153

Re: More on removing parts with alcohol

Very useful information John, I read your first post and try it myself with PC. It was just a small experiment, but so far I think it may also work with Polycarbonate-base filaments. It really helps to lengthen the lifespan of the buildplate; the constant removal of the prints was ripping apart my b...
by Mecha_Monster
Fri Apr 14, 2017 12:59 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Spool Holder for N2
Replies: 33
Views: 1312

Re: Spool Holder for N2

Very low tec solution; apply a small amount of lube to the holder. The lub wont contaminate the filament, and the spool will easily roll.
I did it and I notice a drastic improvement with my feeder skipping issue.
by Mecha_Monster
Mon Apr 10, 2017 1:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Filament strength question
Replies: 8
Views: 402

Re: Filament strength question

Try Polymaker PC-Max, I constantly use it and it is strong as hell. Also, increase the number of shells to improve resistance (#shells impact more the strenght of a printed than increasing the infill)
by Mecha_Monster
Mon Apr 10, 2017 1:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Extruder gear clicking on 1st layer only
Replies: 4
Views: 185

Re: Extruder gear clicking on 1st layer only

Image of the finished print; does the translucent contour is a skirt? If so, probably your nozzle is too close to the bed making it difficult to extrude material (most noticeable on the first layer because is the layer with the most flowrate).
by Mecha_Monster
Mon Apr 03, 2017 6:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Surface quality on tall prints
Replies: 5
Views: 305

Re: Surface quality on tall prints

As you move farther away from the embedment (section adhere to the plate) the stress applied to the print increases and it waggles, it may be more noticeable in your print because it is thin and tall. Maybe slowing it down after 25cm by decreasing the feedrate?

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