April 17, 2018

Tips and Tricks: Maximizing Bed Adhesion with Cura LE

Print bed adhesion is the foundation of a successful 3D print, but there are circumstances that make adhesion a challenge, even if your PEI surface has been properly maintained.

  • 3D models don't always load in Cura LulzBot Edition with the optimal orientation for printing
  • Some 3D models lack a flat surface or obvious base
  • Some models have minimal surface area for bed contact in any orientation
  • Certain filament materials are more prone to warping or curling

The following tips and tricks will help you improve those challenging 3D prints by maximizing print bed adhesion during the printing process.