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3Dmate.cz
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Like a "Elephant Foot" problem

Hello,

I'm facing problem with corrupted shape of the prints. All prints has added "like Elephant foot" material even that it's on supports. Always at the beginning of the prints. Default print profile, 0,05mm and Prusament Resin.

Pls. see picture and let me know any idea why it's happened. Shape should be rounded / oval.

TX & regards

R.

 

Posted : 25/01/2022 12:10 pm
Sanjay_Chilling
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RE: Like a "Elephant Foot" problem

I have a similar issue that makes printing geometric objects nearly impossible. Every print is slightly bent in the direction of the tilting mechanism (looks actually like yours). I think that has to do either with the lifting mechanism, or by the weight of the model. One solution seems to be having a "wall" of very thick supports (e.g. 2-3mm) centered on the side of the overhang (on your picture the right side), that supports the model till the top end.

Posted : 31/08/2022 3:27 pm
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am-erik-a
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RE: Like a "Elephant Foot" problem

Is the "elephant foot" defect occuring at the X mark in the figure below? Then I observe the same defect. To check if it is related to the tilting; has anyone printed a similar part on a resin printer without a tilting vat?

Posted : 30/09/2022 11:25 am
3Dmate.cz
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Topic starter answered:
RE: Like a "Elephant Foot" problem

Hi,

yes, the bottom part is the problem. Or better say ... biggest 🙂

Regular shapes that you can't print without support is problematic. Even basic rectangle 1mm thick is finally not right-angled. Problem with assembling parts..

No idea how to tune it.

Posted : 30/09/2022 1:27 pm
Lichtjaeger
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RE: Like a "Elephant Foot" problem

Posted : 30/09/2022 1:31 pm
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