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Re: Cetus3D 3D Printer
« Reply #125 on: July 21, 2019, 07:17:57 AM »
Crumbs - how big ARE they? It looks like you should easily be able to get 4 or even 6 on the bed at once... unless my sense of scale is completely out of kilter?
As Andrew says, the print time isn't improved by clustering several together. You still have to extrude the same amount of material per part and there is also the additional moves from part to part within each printed layer. Although the process seems to have gone well here, if there had been a problem with the filament etc, it could have led to more than one part being scrapped.

The biggest time savings come from choosing the lowest resolution (thickest layer) that makes sense for the application. I've found that even fairly coarse settings can result in very reasonable looking parts.

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Re: Cetus3D 3D Printer
« Reply #126 on: July 21, 2019, 07:27:35 AM »
And those inserts are only printed at 20% fill rate so inside is just a fairly open honeycomb. Surprisingly this was more than adequate for the application.

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Re: Cetus3D 3D Printer
« Reply #127 on: July 21, 2019, 01:03:34 PM »
100 mm x 70 mm by about 65 tall

For scale the hole in the middle is 42 mm (To take a VDI 40 spigot)

The Cetus 3D table build size is 180 mm x 180 mm

Ahhh, they're quite a bit bigger than they seem in the photos then. Fairy nuff!

TBH, the reason for printing multiples wasn't so much to save time, as to save faff: Set off a 16hr print, go off and do 16hrs of Other Things. Obviously, yes, you need to be confident that your printer won't foul up mid-way through!
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