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3D Printing with RepRap Cookbook by Richard Salinas

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Bridging with Skeinforge

Skeinforge is more difficult to build a profile for bridging. We'll discover this first hand in this recipe. However, let's look at how temperature can affect the quality of a bridge. In the following example, we have an ABS series of bridges printed with a default temperature and 15 degree Celsius higher and lower:

Bridging with Skeinforge

As we can see, by lowering the temperature, we gained a better bridge. Caution must be exercised when lowering the temperature. Outside of the obvious reasons, such as extruder jamming, we also have to take into consideration the bonding quality of the layers. If the filament is too cool when bridging, the first ...

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