TPEE (MakerFlex) slicer settings and post processing questions
I am planning my BoXZY extruder setup for using MakerGeeks MakerFlex TPEE flexible filaments. I am looking for the general settings for slicing with this material, ie, heat bed and extruder temperature settings, print speeds, height above layer, and any general setup tips and settings for this material to make successful prints. I am using slic3r and cura with the BoXZY (repetier) interface and am thinking about buying Simplify3D since it appears to give more control options on base and top layer setup. For post processing I have a need to smooth the ridges formed between layers on the surfaces. The filament manufacturer provides no avenue of user communications for their recommendations, thus I am kinda working in the dark with this flexible material. I have many projects in need of this flexible filament. I am rapidly gaining new user experience in 3D printing and have high goals for my projects. I could use all the advice in pursuing my new hobby.
So far, all I have used in my BoXZY is Maker Geek's PLA filaments. I have PLA, PETG, and TPEE on hand. With PLA I have experienced many problems and am gaining experience on their resolutions. I now have BuildTAK on the build surface and the BoXZY optional Heat Bed installed. I have an 8x8x3/8" trophy glass plate and large paper clips for fastening it to the bed to help provide more options for a better print bed. Currently I print 0.2mm layer thicknesses.
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