Wavy prints

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Wavy prints

Post by asw6617 » January 18th, 2018, 3:03 am

My prints are coming out wavy please help.
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Re: Wavy prints

Post by Roberts_Clif » January 18th, 2018, 7:56 am

I would think that the lead screw axis coupler is causing this warble. I had too wrap a single layer of electricians tape around the bottom of my lead screw too keep it in the center of the coupler to eliminate this wobble. Though my warble was not this extreme.

You can raise and lower the Z-Axis watching the coupler's too see if they are not spinning true.
If you do not have lead-screws then do not have a clue.
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Re: Wavy prints

Post by GrueMaster » January 18th, 2018, 9:47 am

Actually, this looks like a loose print bed, since it is on both X & Y axis. Does the bed move when you put your hand on it? Can the bed move side to side?

Looking at some online specs, I assume this has a proximity leveling sensor. If so, I would tighten the 4 bed leveling screws evenly by about 2 full turns, then relevel.

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Re: Wavy prints

Post by asw6617 » January 18th, 2018, 11:16 am

I think I have fixed the problem. I found I had a sleeve on one of my z axis rails came loose repairs have been made and printing another cube will update after print is done.

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Re: Wavy prints

Post by GrueMaster » January 19th, 2018, 1:34 am

Just FYI, when you post a question on a forum, stick with one area and don't multi-post across topics.

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Re: Wavy prints

Post by LePaul » January 19th, 2018, 10:24 am

Exactly...I've had to chase down three threads....I was going to shut them all but wanted to make sure you find some help

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