Paul123 wrote:hi Dirk,
the second main problem with the uneven plate is more a problem of the lagging gantry because of the weight of the dual extruder. exchanging the bed is only a small step in the right direction because the lag will stay. i changed to a thicker al-plate, too, but still had more than 0.20 mm difference from middle to corners. markus64 and me are designing a new extruder carrier with thicker rods that dont't bend, but in the meantime i found a very practicable solution:
i fixed a magentic neodym foil on top of my alloy plate, then small sheets of paper on the corners and some other areas pf the build plate to compensate the measurement offsets. on top comes a steel plate which is held in place firmly by the neodym foil. it works really great. if you like i can send a few pictures so that you can imagine how everything could be done...
This sounds great. You're perfectly right, the printbed is only slightly uneven. It's the extruder carrier. Maybe this is unapparent transport related damage. I rotated the axis which made it better. I'm very interested in a photo of your solution!