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Issues attempting to use 'Vase' mode printing from Simplify 3D on my Creatr HS

Hi all,

I tried to print a small vase (maybe bowl) -like model for a test and did not have a lot of success.. 

I am printing Black PLA with the usual parameters (190deg Extrusion, 45deg bed temp, then bed 0 deg after layer 5).

The end result was that the printer could not complete the print in a the center of the part, see photo; does anyone have / had this problem with their Creatr HS printing from Simplify 3D?

In addition to this issue I could not get the wall thickness to print correctly and have not a clue why at present... I assume perhaps it is just a setting but which one? I'be grateful if someone would kindly enlighten me.

Thanks in advance for any help.

Kind regards,


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Filament Guide

  • Extrude at ~ 225o C.
  • Requires heated bed.
  • Works reasonably well without cooling.
  • Adheres best to polyimide tape.
  • Filament tolerances are usually tighter.
  • Prone to cracking, delamination, and wraping.
  • More flexible.
  • Can be bonded using adhesives or solvents(Acetone or MEK).
  • Fumes are unpleasent in enclosed areas.
  • Oil Based.
  • Extrude at ~ 180-225o C.
  • Benefits from heated bed.
  • Benefits greatly from cooling while printing.
  • Adheres well to a variety of surfaces.
  • Finer feature detail possible on a well calibrated machine.
  • Prone to curling of corners and overhangs.
  • More brittle.
  • Can be bonded using adhesives.
  • More pleasant smell when extruded.
  • Plant Based.

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