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3D Printing with RepRap Cookbook by Richard Salinas

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Let's print!

In the following recipes, we are going to experiment with a printing technique called bridging. Bridging is a term that is used to describe a situation when a printer extrudes filament over a gap by spanning two points. The wider the two sides, the harder it is to maintain a layer that does not droop or fall when successive layers are placed on top. We can see this illustrated in the following image:

Let's print!

The cube we made in TopMod using the wireframe tool has an area to bridge from each post. The first layers must span this distance without sagging and also with enough strength to carry the load of successive layers.

Controlling speed is ...

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