Just tell me what will work

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treyco
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Just tell me what will work

Postby treyco » Thu Aug 09, 2018 8:36 pm

I’ve had my Pro 2 for a month now and can get perfectly fine PLA prints from the left nozzle. However, I bought this printer because I needed soluable supports. I’ve tried everything I’ve been able to scrape from the forums and can’t get a single good print. I’ve used different brands of PLA and they all seem to work well. I’ve used a couple of different PVA brands and neither will print anything that sticks to the surface or to the PLA. I’ve tried BVOH with pretty much the same results. I’ve dried my materials and I’ve tried different build surfaces. Can someone please tell me one reliable combination of materials, temps, speeds, build surface, etc... that will actually work with this printer?

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Re: Just tell me what will work

Postby treyco » Wed Aug 15, 2018 2:08 am

Anyone? Vickie??

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Re: Just tell me what will work

Postby Vicky@Raise3D » Wed Aug 15, 2018 2:46 am

Whether currently you are only facing with sticking issue or some other issues too?
If only sticking, please take a look of the following thread which is some testing record we did for PVA on N series printer:
viewtopic.php?f=5&t=960&p=9040

Please enable Dense Layer and decrease the Vertical Offset of support to be 0. Those two will help a lot to sticking.

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Re: Just tell me what will work

Postby treyco » Wed Aug 15, 2018 2:28 pm

Thanks Vicky. The biggest of the problems is the PVA sticking to the build plate. In the link you sent me, you used the glass side of the plate on the N2. I have a Pro 2 and so I don’t have a glass plate to try.

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Re: Just tell me what will work

Postby Vicky@Raise3D » Thu Aug 16, 2018 12:20 am

You can apply glue on build surface as well. And clean the glue after with water and clean cloth.


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