3D Printing & Imaging
First Layer Problems: Quick Tips For 3D Printing Beginners

Doodaddoes is back with another very clear and helpful video for 3D printing beginners. This time he’s exploring some very common problems with the first layer of a print. If anyone has been printing for a while, they can tell you that the first layer is extremely important and that they probably spent a lot of time figuring out the tips in this video. I know I would have appreciated this when I was just starting out.

If you’re just starting out, you may notice that his printer is the Delta configuration, which has 3 dangling arms. That makes no difference on the lessons he’s teaching. These tips will apply to you no matter which type of filament based printer you use.


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