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M0.6 gear print fail

Alexios Kyriakidis
(@alexkyr)
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I'm trying to print an M0.6 (small) gear using PETG+

After some tests with speeds as low as 55%, the achieved detail of the teeth is not enough

Is there any other parameter that could improve detail ?

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Topic starter Posted : 11th October 2022 7:18 am
JeffB
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I may be completely wrong but I have found faster print speeds on large parts usually works better for the small detail

On small parts no idea really

Probably a cooler material or short pause between layers?

Small stuff is definitely not easy

Or even a large skirt and another piece nearby will give the time for cooling between layers

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Posted : 16th October 2022 8:00 am
Pete
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Sometimes as Jeff says it can be cooling.

Try putting 2 or 3 copies on the bed at the same time to see if it improves.

For official support please create a support ticket using this link www.cel-robox.com/support/

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Posted : 24th October 2022 9:51 am
Alexios Kyriakidis
(@alexkyr)
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Thank you for your replies

I tried all of the above without any success.

So I redesigned the gear without the "fillet edge" between the teeth

The result was much better, because the printer's inadequate definition "reinserted" the fillet and the final shape was good enough

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Topic starter Posted : 1st November 2022 5:57 pm
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