Heavy stringing between parts

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Heavy stringing between parts

Post by Aureus » Sun Dec 03, 2017 9:52 am

Hello everyone,

I have been trying to print some parts and I'm having major stringing between them. Included is a picture of some test cubes that demonstrate it more clearly.

I'm printing with Orb Polymer's Blue Octopus 1.75mm PLA. My bed is at 60C and my hotend is at 185C. I have the MAX v2 printer and am using MatterSlice.

The retraction settings that I have adjusted are:
Length on move: 9mm (default is 5mm)
Speed: 45mm/s (default is 20mm/s)
Wipe Before Retract: OFF (default is on)

Speed of the Non-Print moves:
Travel: 150mm/s

If there are any other settings you need to know, just ask. I am listing the ones that I have changed, meaning all other settings should be at default.

In the past I have been able to reduce stringing to nearly none by adjusting the retraction settings, hotend temp, and speed of non-print moves. However, now I am seeing no change regardless of making various adjustments.

Thanks for any tips!
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Major Stringing.
-Aureus

My Printers:
Orangesicle (Rostock MAX v2)

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Re: Heavy stringing between parts

Post by Tincho85 » Sun Dec 03, 2017 1:45 pm

Is the same with a lower retraction speed? 20mm/s like default?
Have you tried with a layer cooling fan?
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Re: Heavy stringing between parts

Post by Aureus » Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:44 pm

Hello Tincho, sorry for the late reply. I've been having more issues with the printer (but got them all solved)

It is the same with lower retraction speeds.
I have 3 layer cooling fans.

Thanks
-Aureus

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Orangesicle (Rostock MAX v2)

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Re: Heavy stringing between parts

Post by geneb » Fri Dec 08, 2017 7:41 am

Bump your travel speeds to 200mm/sec and add in a 4mm Z hop on retract.

You might also experiment with dropping the temp a little bit.

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