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    You are not allowed to disagree with us

    You are not allowed to disagree with us
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    HI, I am surprised that you are having such an...

    HI,

    I am surprised that you are having such an issue with masking tape sticking to the bottom of your model. It is usually quite easy to removeand does not get "stuck" to the model when you take...
  3. Thanks for the help Andrew. We seem to be making...

    Thanks for the help Andrew. We seem to be making some progress on this so you experience is really helpful. It seems we were starting this from a position of miss information from one "foundry",...
  4. Hi Rich (AKA CSMonkey), Thanks for the...

    Hi Rich (AKA CSMonkey),

    Thanks for the suggestion we will look into this.
  5. Hi Awerby, thanks for the info. Yes this is the...

    Hi Awerby, thanks for the info. Yes this is the Photocentric Liquid Crystal 10". We are trying to help a customer find a suitable foundry.

    Can we ask, have you ever run both traditional lost wax...
  6. Looking for foundry in the UK,preferably Surrey/Kent for casting using castable resin

    Wondered anybody can recommend a foundry in the UK to help a customer cast some jewellery from 3D printed castable resin .


    The castable resin starts burning off from 300C. It speeds up about ...
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    Usual Tiertime / PP3DP / UP reliability and...

    Usual Tiertime / PP3DP / UP reliability and consistency. Great printer.
  8. Thread: Up Box

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    The UP Box + allows you to upgrade it to use 1kg...

    The UP Box + allows you to upgrade it to use 1kg spools of filament.
  9. use a smaller nozzle diameter. adhesion to the...

    use a smaller nozzle diameter. adhesion to the print bed can be an issue so as @CuriousAardvark says, you may want to explore the use of a brim. We had to do this recently when printing out a molex...
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    That looks a total mess i am afraid to say. It...

    That looks a total mess i am afraid to say.

    It is massively under extruding. Have you checked the extruder and the nozzle for a mechanical issue?
    What hot end temp are you using?

    I would also...
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    do you have a heated bed? if so is this heating...

    do you have a heated bed? if so is this heating up at the same time?
  12. Firstly, you do need to have some realistic...

    Firstly, you do need to have some realistic expectations about desktop 3d printing accuracy.

    Here are a few ways to reduce this error, although others may also have better suggestions.

    1. try...
  13. We have just had somebody on Reddit saying they...

    We have just had somebody on Reddit saying they had tried a downgrade but that it didn't work. We are trying to establish how it failed at the moment, so don't try this yet.
    As to infinity, it seems...
  14. The short answer is "I don't know", the long...

    The short answer is "I don't know", the long answer is "I do not know".
    You could try and downgrade the firmware if it does not work.

    **** BUT, we haven't tried this method and we have not...
  15. New CubePro Firmware release - seems a good update

    3D systems have released a new firmware upgrade for the Cubepro to increase print speed and enhance print quality.

    It also adds support for their Flexible filament.

    From what we can tell this...
  16. Managed to 3D print a Molex-type seal for a MotorGuzzi Bike

    We have been asked to produce a seal to reduce water intake to the electronics of a MotorGuzzi. Given ColorFabb Ngen Flex's high temperature resistance and durability we thought it would serve as a...
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    painters tape doesn't tend to be good for ABS due...

    painters tape doesn't tend to be good for ABS due to the higher temperature required for the print bed. ABS slurry, PVA, Hairspray work well. Make sure that you have your bed level and that you have...
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    Thanks, you see no like button.

    Thanks, you see no like button.
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    UK Inflation

    As you will all be aware, the economy of the UK is going through some major changes at the moment and we are currently experiencing a sharp decline in the value of the pound. This has a big effect on...
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    Is this your first print with this machine? The...

    Is this your first print with this machine?
    The fact that there is spaghetti at the bow of the print would suggest that it is not entirely calibrated. I would suggest starting with a cube first,...
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    Take a look at you nozzle height calibration and...

    Take a look at you nozzle height calibration and first layer width. Get it closer to the bed with a bitter extra width and it will press the first layer against your build plate, making the bottom...
  22. Request for input: A list of UK 3D printing Makerspaces

    We are putting together a list of UK based Makerspaces that offer the opportunity of learning 3D printing.

    We have tried to verify that all locations offer 3D printing as part of their resources....
  23. Once you have it dialed in for pla, for a...

    Once you have it dialed in for pla, for a particular layer height it makes things easier but you will still need to go through the same process for different materials, although it is likely that the...
  24. This is the best way to go about it. Print out...

    This is the best way to go about it.

    Print out 20cm cubes, tweaking your settings as you go, remember to label the cubes when printed so you know what you have changed for which cubes and then you...
  25. I would be inclined to say that you should look...

    I would be inclined to say that you should look at layer height, not all layer heights are the same and there can be a large error at a particular layer height when compared to another.
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