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feature req : wipe tower #1052

pomalin opened this Issue Mar 15, 2013 · 7 comments

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pomalin commented Mar 15, 2013

Is it possible to have a wipe tower with two extruder ? something like a skirt, but for exemple at the right of the printed object and not around it, made by the two extruder, to purge them before each layer ??

alexrj commented Mar 16, 2013

Heh, I'm working on something like that. :)

pomalin commented Mar 16, 2013

hey, supa cool :)

ajayre commented Dec 16, 2013

Please add. Previously you have suggested using a skirt the height of the object for wiping - unfortunately this doesn't work very well. A large skirt that keeps getting built up increases layer pressures until it detaches from the print bed and ruins the print. If it was possible to add a brim to the outside of the skirt then it might work OK.


Looking for the same feature. Is it something one can do self by selecting "Outer perimeters first" and then ad an tower to the stl-files?

alexrj commented Feb 12, 2014

I'm closing this one because a Ooze Prevention feature was implemented.

@alexrj alexrj closed this Feb 12, 2014

Ah, there was the function. Great! :+1

kizinfo commented Aug 19, 2014

a wipe tower would also help prime the second extruder

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