I just received a Replicator 2 and set it up. I am having a bit of
difficulty printing a part I have created in Vectorworks. I have several
questions. I would normally call Makerbot, but I think they have other
issues on their mind since Sandy.
1) The PLA wants to stick to the acrylic bed. I tried using the blue
tape, but it wants to stick to that too. I mean stick so much that it is
difficult to remove the part. Any suggestions?
2) The extruder nozzle seems to be putting out a lot more PLA than it
should. When the extruder moves across the bed, it leaves a think trail of
PLA. I am running it at the default of 230 C. Any suggestions on how to
3) I am trying to print out a small object. The settings I am using are: