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Topic: Playing with the temperature of the PLA (Read 1 time) previous topic - next topic

normoldboy

I noticed that many of the captured  G-code items downloaded from the internet generally lay down the plastic at 230C as opposed to the PLA setting of 220C. I have tried the code at both settings and found that the 220C suggested for PLA makes a rougher exterior than the 230C setting in the G code. It also causes some separation of the layers. Is the suggested 220C  (PLA suggested temperature 195-220 °C ) a viable setting to produce good results, and is there a problem with driving the higher temperature?

kengdahl


normoldboy

Very good information and G files, thanks it will save me a lot of tinkering.

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