cylinder tower test print - customizable

I use this to test the printer's perfromance at different speeds, open scad file will allow you to custom make your own test prints.

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I am trying to trouble shoot a z banding issue that looks very periodic and possibly related to print speed. Since min layer time setting in CURA will reduce the print speed as the layers get smaller this print was used to see how the printer behaved through a range of printing speeds.

my slicer settings where:
layer_height = 0.2
wall_thickness = 0.8
retraction_enable = True
solid_layer_thickness = .6
fill_density = 0
print_speed = 40
print_temperature = 190

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Mini commented ago


I've seen your work on YouMagine. they are very interesting. can put on my project ? they learn more people and it's fun.

good luck in your business!

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Mini mark.g.peeters.4.23.14Peetersm commented ago

no solution yet, the guide does not cover this, and the UM forums have not been helpfull either, I think I'm in no man's land on this one. At the moment I suspect the extruder, but not sure how to fix it. I printed the same gcode file on a UMO+ at work and it printed fine so this is isolated to my home machine. more about this can be found here.

Mini 150609   casual portrait  square Telliria commented ago

I have never seen anything like it. Have you managed to find a solution? There's a good troubleshooting guide here:

but this seems a bit more stranger than the usual stuff.

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