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Printing time

Hello, I have a big printing problem with my creatr HS. 


I use simplify3D to slice but the difference between the theorical and real printing time is very different. For exemple, if simplify shows me 3 hours to print, the creatr will print the piece in 6 hours. I tried to modify many fonctions but anything make it. The real printing time is always twice the simplify time. I also have a Big Builder and with this printer, the theorical and real time are similar (5-10 minutes difference but that is normal). 

Do you already have that kind of problem? Do I do something wrong? 

Thank's in advance for answers


Hi, 


I got the same issue as you defined above but my time is not 2 times the amount. Something like 20% of the time. I print larger objects that take around 30hours (simplify3D) but in the end it took 36hours.  


I tried smaller objects but it still had a deviation from what the programs shows.


Bernd



yes calculated time is very wrong. I also tried to find a correction factor to calculate correct time I come to about 1,2 or 1,25x the calculated time.

I wanted to make a timer to measure build time and stop automatically when done. and maybe turn off printer too.



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Quick Start Guide

Print Settings

Print settings in the Creatr Software can be directly updated in under 'print'.

The latest Simplify 3D profiles can be downloaded using the following links:

Bolt - Simplify3D settings

Bolt - Sync and Mirror Profile
Bolt - PLA, ABS Flex Profile
Bolt - Flex Profile V.1.1
Bolt - PolyPropylene Profile

Bolt Pro - Simplify3D settings

Bolt Pro - V1.1 - PLA, EPLA, Hybrid, PET-G Profile
Bolt Pro - V1.1 - Flex Profile
Bolt Pro - V1.1 - ABS Nylon Profile
Bolt Pro - V1.1 - PolyPropylene Profile
Bolt Pro - V1.1 - SS(0.5mm) Carbon, Wood Profile

To use the profiles, choose File, then Import FFF Profile and be sure to select the correct profile in your process. You can also watch this video.

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