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This is usually a sign your temperature is just slightly too high, giving the plastic too liquid of a consistency so that gravity can act on it to draw it out after the retract stage. Sometimes just increasing fan speed can help (assuming a low pre-existing fan speed), other times only reducing the temperature will do anything. Retraction is only half the equation as the plastic behaves differently at each given temperature, so they both have to work together. If you don't feel like lowering the temperature or increasing the fan speed is a good idea, you can usually add a small Z hophop, that you can tune the distance of to giveof, that will provide more mechanical force to disengage the filament as it retracts. It also gives more time for the filament to re-fill the nozzle on its way down. That setting can be found with the others in the configuration for your slicer.
This is usually a sign your temperature is just slightly too high, giving the plastic too liquid of a consistency so that gravity can act on it to draw it out after the retract stage. Sometimes just increasing fan speed can help (assuming a low pre-existing fan speed), other times only reducing the temperature will do anything. Retraction is only half the equation as the plastic behaves differently at each given temperature, so they both have to work together. If you don't feel like lowering the temperature or increasing the fan speed is a good idea, you can usually add a small Z hophop, that you can tune the distance of to giveof, that will provide more mechanical force to disengage the filament as it retracts. It also gives more time for the filament to re-fill the nozzle on its way down. That setting can be found with the others in the configuration for your slicer.

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Original post by: Just Helping ,

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This is usually a sign your temperature is just slightly too high, giving the plastic too liquid of a consistency so that gravity can act on it to draw it out after the retract stage. Sometimes just increasing fan speed can help (assuming a low pre-existing fan speed), other times only reducing the temperature will do anything. Retraction is only half the equation as the plastic behaves differently at each given temperature, so they both have to work together. If you don't feel like lowering the temperature or increasing the fan speed is a good idea, you can usually add a small Z hop that you can tune the distance of to give more mechanical force to disengage the filament as it retracts. It also gives more time for the filament to re-fill the nozzle on its way down. That setting can be found with the others in the configuration for your slicer.

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open