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LABISTS ET4 Printer - Download Cura and Slice Settings' Recommendation

Cura is an open source 3D printer slicing application. It works by slicing the user’s model file into layers and generating a printer-specific g-code. Once finished, the g-code can be sent to the printer for the manufacture of the physical object.

 

Download the printer setting file of ET4 in Cura here👈

Download the detailed step by step guide of download and install Cura here👈

The open source software, compatible with most desktop 3D printers, can work with files in the most common 3D formats such as STL, OBJ, X3D, 3MF as well as image file formats such as BMP, GIF, JPG, and PNG.

As of the writing of this article, Cura is in version 4.5. It works on all common OS platforms: Windows, Mac, and Linux. The minimum system requirements for Cura are:

  • Windows Vista or newer
  • Mac OSX 10.7 or newer
  • Linux Ubuntu 15.04, Fedora 23, OpenSuse 13.2, ArchLinux or newer

To install Cura, first download it for your OS from this page. When the Cura download is complete, here’s what you need to do on each platform.

 

 

Cura Download and Installation

Run the Cura installer and go through the usual steps. The only non-trivial part of the installation is the following screen, which gives you the option to install additional components.

 

Follow the instructions and set it up.

 Add a printer - Custom - Custom FFF printer - Printer Named "ET4"。

Below are some recommend settings for meachine and slicing.

 


 

Lets' set the printing settings before slicing. Go to the " Custom" and you can custom it as you like.

 

Printer Settings

Printer Name

ET4

 

X (Width)

220mm

 

Y (Depth)

220mm

 

Z (Height)

250mm

Extruder Settings

Nozzle Size

0.4mm

 

Compatitable Material Diameter

1.75mm

 

Nozzle offset X

-110mm

 

Nozzle offset Y

-110mm

 

Nozzle offset Z

-125mm

Print Settings

Print Temperature

200°C for PLA / 230°C for ABS

 

Print Speed

60mm/s

 

Generate Support

YES

 

Layer Height

0.1mm

 

Wall Thickness

0.8mm

 

Infill Density

20%

 

Bulid Pate Adhesion Type

Brim

 

Default Printing Temperature

200°C

 

Defeault Build Plate Tempreature

60°C for PLA / 70°C for ABS


 

After all things done, you can start to slice it. It will show the estimated time for printing.

FAQ: Why my prints goes longer than the estimated time?

A: The estimated time is calculated at a regular speed. But actually it will slow down the speed while goes with the turning and sharp angles.

 

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