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Bulky messy outside  

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Bulky messy outside

Hello everybody,

I'm down now to 2 days of printing time (131m filament).

My last two prints started to have issues.

My latest one has a bulky messy blob (don't know how to put that into words) as seen in the image below.

I printed the two parts of the soap holder in one print (PETG). Only the bottom piece experienced this issue. As I'm a printer newby, I'm not sure about the problem's cause. I'm wondering if it is related to the nozzle, because sometimes I used the plier to get rid of some loose melted filament hanging down from the hot nozzle. It could be possible that I damaged the nozzle this. Well, I just learned that this seems to be a bad habit. Otherwise I could only imagine a problem with the tension.

What are your opinions on this matter?

Posted : 09/01/2021 9:40 pm
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RE: Bulky messy outside

try printing the parts separately!

some of this could be where the extruder jumps between the parts

regards Joan

I try to make safe suggestions,You should understand the context and ensure you are happy that they are safe before attempting to apply my suggestions, what you do, is YOUR responsibility. Location Halifax UK

Posted : 09/01/2021 11:08 pm
Peter M
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RE: Bulky messy outside

Wen printing petg, watch for blobs on the print,

I do then lower temperature,

if still not gone, lower extrusion multiplier a little.

You could make a temp tower then you now the best temperature for this filament, and every roll can be different.

Posted : 11/01/2021 4:43 am