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3D Printing with RepRap Cookbook by Richard Salinas

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Cooling ABS and PLA with Skeinforge

Before we begin this recipe, let's first look at what happens with a test model when we don't use cooling methods. Keep in mind, that the rate of cooling is also affected by the ambient temperature of the build environment, and also how well you set your extrusion temperature for the material you are using.

Cooling ABS and PLA with Skeinforge

In the preceding and the following image, we can see the result of using ABS and PLA filament to print the model without any cooling setting with the slicer:

Cooling ABS and PLA with Skeinforge

We can clearly see that with both slicers, we have a ...

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