Start a new topic

Ctreater 2.1 software, cooling settings?

Hi! The software does not instruct to cooling settings very well, nor does the user manual. Value "Fan speed" is self-evident and don't need explaining, but what does value "Layer" mean? Could someone explain, how does cooling work with the settings like in attached screen shot?
1 Comment

Oh, that was tricky question (no replies in three weeks), I guess I'll send a ticket for this.
Login or Signup to post a comment

Filament Guide

ABS
  • 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.
PLA
  • 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.

Demo Print Downloads

Drivers Downloads

Software Downloads

Firmware Downloads

Please request a firmware download via the Ticket System

Filament Video Library