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    [QUOTE=curious aardvark;144548]As I've never had...

    [QUOTE=curious aardvark;144548]As I've never had ANY pla warp or melt in sun - so I'd have to say no. /QUOTE]

    Says the man from the center of the UK.. :-)
    Outside summer temp in the shade here...
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    Can not speak on much of what you need help with....

    Can not speak on much of what you need help with. One thing I will say, Z offset will change when layer height changes. What is correct for .1 is not correct for .2 ...3. .4 etc Again I have...
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    There is a way to export your profile and give it...

    There is a way to export your profile and give it a name then import it.. I have one for my M2 printer and then several filament profiles
  4. when you design a part to be 3d printed you have...

    when you design a part to be 3d printed you have to choose the wall thinkness to divide equally into the extrusion width you plan to use.. if you have a .2 nozzle the the smallest wall thickness you...
  5. Yup, that is 3D printing.. One issue that can...

    Yup, that is 3D printing.. One issue that can caused gaps is the size of the item (letter width) compared to the extrusion width (width of plastic thread). Also, remember what is happening here,...
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    Did you do a PID calibration for the new hot end?

    Did you do a PID calibration for the new hot end?
  7. Have not tried PEI, I use Kapton Tape and TPU...

    Have not tried PEI, I use Kapton Tape and TPU will pull it off. I print on a cold bed and I set my Z offset a little higher than it should be when using TPU so it does not lock on so tight. PETG...
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    I have been monitoring the s3d forum on a daily...

    I have been monitoring the s3d forum on a daily bases for years now.. 4.10 is a mess and from what I could see, there is nothing good about it. Things that worked logically in 4.01 are now non...
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    I agree with CA, the business model that S3D...

    I agree with CA, the business model that S3D choose was not some that would be sustainable without major improvements that would cause people to want to spend more money. 4.01 is what I use which...
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    That must be one of those bug features of 4.1 in...

    That must be one of those bug features of 4.1 in 4.01 solid layer does not need to be checked to achieve 100% infill. However, this would explain the OPs issues.. I am sooo glad I did not update...
  11. This is a number your number and my number will...

    This is a number your number and my number will be different. This is the setting within the slicer that determines how much plastic comes out. Too much and your have issues like you just...
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    That must be a feature of the upgraded version...

    That must be a feature of the upgraded version 4.01 it is solid as can be depending of course on the size of the extrusion width and the model.. big nozzle little space can = holes... The other...
  13. if there is supposed to be clearance and your...

    if there is supposed to be clearance and your print has none and you are using default settings rather than properly calibrating extrusion multiplier, I would assume your are over extruding. Try...
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    No clogging or tools ever needed if you use this...

    No clogging or tools ever needed if you use this stuff between materials and ever so often when using pla https://www.amazon.com/eSUN-CLEANING-Filament-Printers-Cleaning/dp/B00MVIYNFW
    I still have...
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    I am a bit confused. If I print a part with 100%...

    I am a bit confused. If I print a part with 100% infill what is the point of a solid layer 100% infill is solid as it gets as far as I can see. Can the OP post a factory file from S3D? File > save...
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    your Z offset (Distance from bed) is too high. ...

    your Z offset (Distance from bed) is too high. Also try some Polymide tape you can get good stuff here https://www.makergear.com/collections/parts/products/polyimide assuming you are in the US. It...
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    Assuming you created the 3d model yourself,...

    Assuming you created the 3d model yourself, create 40x40mm square that is 2 layers tall (whatever layer height you are using.
    Print the square and measure the thickness, it should be within .02mm...
  18. Onshape.com has a free version that is fully...

    Onshape.com has a free version that is fully functional but you designs are public for it to be free, you will not be able to alter a file from some other application. You would just make your own...
  19. check the bed with an ohm meter..

    check the bed with an ohm meter..
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    give it a shot

    give it a shot
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    sand paper.. This is not injection molding.. that...

    sand paper.. This is not injection molding.. that look rather good, top is never smooth like bottom. You may want to reduce the extrusion multiplier by .01 or .02, looks a little over extruded
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    Just because the power supplies are probably not...

    Just because the power supplies are probably not the best made units, I would buy a dedicated supply for the bed.. would get one that can do at least 500W if the matt draws 300..
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    I would love to trade you.. not sure the UK is in...

    I would love to trade you.. not sure the UK is in much better condition politically but the weather seems better.. this shows the temps (in F) for the month here in good old Philadelphia for this...
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    abs breaks down in UV, or so they say.. you...

    abs breaks down in UV, or so they say.. you should look at PETG for this part if it is only heat/sun that is driving no PLA. The part looks simple without a lot of small projections. PETG would be...
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    Large flat things tend to warp. Things with...

    Large flat things tend to warp. Things with sharp corners are worst.
    Enclosure is really required to get good results. Keep in mind your electronics that will be inside.
    I heat my enclosure to...
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