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BenHark
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Turn heated bed off?

Is it possible the turn the bed off after a certain height (layers printed).

It seems pointless to have it off all the time wasting all that energy.

 

Posted : 09/08/2022 1:08 pm
JoanTabb
(@joantabb)
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RE: Turn heated bed off?

Pei loses adhesion at low temperatures

You may get premature part release

 

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Posted : 09/08/2022 6:58 pm
fuchsr
(@fuchsr)
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RE: Turn heated bed off?

Or use custom before layer change gcode but as Joan said, probably not a great idea. 

Posted : 10/08/2022 3:41 pm
Robin
(@robin)
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RE: Turn heated bed off?

Yes. Right click the "+" button in the layer slider and use "add custom G-code" to add: "M140 S0" to turn of bed heating.

Depending on your material and type of plate you will get the object released from the plate, as Joan pointed out.

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Posted : 11/08/2022 10:47 am
BenHark
(@benhark)
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Topic starter answered:
RE: Turn heated bed off?

Thanks, I didn't know you could do that. I will give it a try and see if it works and doesn't release. I don't think it will...

Posted : 11/08/2022 3:17 pm
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