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3D Printing with RepRap Cookbook by Richard Salinas

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Reviewing the print results

If you were ambitious and ran all of the resolution tests along with the three different nozzle sizes with both Skeinforge and Slic3r, you should have 18 surface calibration prints to compare. We are going to take a look at the major differences here.

The most striking difference is between the lowest resolution print and the finest. The lowest possible resolution in our testing utilized a nozzle with a 0.5 mm bore and printed at its maximum height layer of 0.4 mm, as seen in the following image:

Reviewing the print results

The finest print test utilized a 0.25 mm nozzle and printed at a 0.1 mm layer as seen in the following image. Both of these resolution ...

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