Print The Porto

A collection of tips about 3d printing.

May 2016

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Printing Ninjaflex TPU filament on the E3D titan extruder

I recently upgraded my eclips3d printer to use an E3D Titan extruder, which has been printing out pretty great once I dialed in all the settings. I needed to print a bunch of rubbery feet for a wire shelf. In the past I've used my printrbot simple to print with ninjflex, so I was curious to try the titan since it is… View More

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How to calibrate extrusion width

First make sure you've calibrated your e-steps. Using a digital caliper, measure the thickness of your filament at 5 different points and get the average. You'll find most filament is not actually 1.75mm in width, but usually less. Enter the measured filament diameter in your slicer. Download a 20mm calibration cube from… View More

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e3d volcano hot end tips

Getting good prints with a e3d volcano hot end can be very tricky. But I've figured out a couple of base rules to follow that can help with printing. For my example, we'll be using a 0.8mm nozzle/width. Step right or step off First thing first, this guide is totally useless if you haven't properly calibrated your extruder steps. I explain how to easily do that… View More