I recommend changing your slicer settings if you encountered a change in the diameter greater than 0.05 millimeters. Any more than that and you risk the problems stated previously. For example, if you measured your filament at the start of a spool at 1.77mm and find that it varies between 1.74mm and 1.80mm, a setting of 1.75 in your slicer filament settings should be fine.
- Chapter 9: 3D Printer Maintenance: Inspection and Adjustment Tasks
- from Maintaining and Troubleshooting Your 3D Printer
- Publisher: Apress
- Released: September 2014
Change Filament Settings When...