What settings should I use for 3D printing?

What settings should I use for 3D printing?

In short (because some of you just need the settings), here are the main settings I found to be perfect:

  • 3D printer used: MP Select Mini 3D.
  • Plastic used: PLA Esun.
  • Temperature: between 180°C (356°F) and 190°C (374°F)
  • Interface support ON.
  • Interface thickness: 0.6mm.
  • Interface distance from the object: 0.2mm.

How do I import Slic3r settings?

Import Configuration from GCode In File choose Import Config from GCode-File… and select your previously saved GCode (model B) file. When you click OK on your model B, a new . ini file will be created in the same directory as your model B.

Where are Slic3r settings stored Mac?

Step 4 Importing settings to Slic3r

  • It is desirable to import the latest settings downloaded from the GitHub from previous steps.
  • Settings for Slic3r on macOS are stored at: “~/Library/Application Support/Slic3r/”
  • Locate downloaded settings, unzip them and copy settings for your printer to the folder from previous step.

What is the best bed temperature for PLA?

The recommended bed temperature for PLA is 70C.

  • Having your bed level and extruder at the right height is extremely important when printing on glass.
  • If your first layer is not sticking.

What should my extrusion multiplier be?

It is typical for PLA to print with an extrusion multiplier near 0.9, while ABS tends to have extrusion multipliers closer to 1.0. Try increasing your extrusion multiplier by 5%, and then reprint the test cube to see if you still have gaps between your perimeters.

Is Slic3r still being developed?

In the meantime, Slic3r is still being worked on by part-time developers. This difference is apparent in the quality and features. Nevertheless, Slic3r Prusa Edition (now PrusaSlicer) is developed by the Prusa team and has excellent capabilities compared to the base version.

How do I import my profile to PrusaSlicer?

Open PrusaSlicer and select File -> Import -> Import Config Bundle…, select the INI file and your profiles are successfully imported.

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