[Lab] Maker Bot Extrusion Issue
darcy at siteware.com
Sat Nov 19 17:14:53 EST 2011
Is there known working g-code for a small object lying around? That can
help determine if it's the physical machine or further back in the tool
Perhaps we should have something small like a button or something for
validating machine operation?
On Sat, Nov 19, 2011 at 4:08 PM, Ryan Stec <ryanstec at artengine.ca> wrote:
> Hey Folks,
> Am here in the Artengine lab working on the Cupcake CNC but am having
> trouble with my printing process. I seem to get too much plastic coming out
> at the start and have to stop as it starts building a little puddle of
> It seems like the nozzle is moving too slow or the extrusion too fast.
> I am running the build from the SD Card.
> Looking through the MakerBot Site I can find lots of info about not
> getting enough filament, but nothing about too much.
> Do I have to figure out what the right feed rate is? Is the 220 degree C
> temp too hot?
> Ryan Stec
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