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3D Printing with RepRap Cookbook by Richard Salinas

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Using Stretch in Skeinforge

Printing circular holes that are correct in size is problematic for RepRap-based printers. There are a number of issues that can affect the printing of holes with diameters of 2 mm and smaller. One issue involves how the material is laid down while moving in an arc. When a nozzle extrudes while making a circle, more material is deposited on the inside of the circle than on the outside. This is because the inner perimeter of the circle has a slightly shorter radius than the outer perimeter. The difference in the radius size is determined by the width of the extruded line.

Using Stretch in Skeinforge

Skeinforge has a means to compensate for this problem ...

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