User Tools

Site Tools


moai:new-user

Differences

This shows you the differences between two versions of the page.

Link to this comparison view

Both sides previous revision Previous revision
Last revision Both sides next revision
moai:new-user [2018/03/15 03:43]
peopoly
moai:new-user [2018/03/15 03:59]
peopoly
Line 5: Line 5:
 **Before you get started** **Before you get started**
   * Do not put resin into the printer until you are specifically told to do that (when printing cylinders, Step 5)   * Do not put resin into the printer until you are specifically told to do that (when printing cylinders, Step 5)
-  * Resin begins to gel around 68f/20c, so ensure that the area you are printing in is at least 72f/22c+  * Resin begins to gel around 68f/20c, so ensure that the area you are printing in is at least 72f/22c. Best printing temperature is around 77f/25c
   * Do not jump ahead in building steps because sometimes you need to go back to the first few steps and retighten bolts   * Do not jump ahead in building steps because sometimes you need to go back to the first few steps and retighten bolts
   * Confused about a particular step? {{https://​forum.peopoly.net/​|Ask on the forums}}.   * Confused about a particular step? {{https://​forum.peopoly.net/​|Ask on the forums}}.
   * Step 3 requires an image printed on a normal printer in case you want to think ahead   * Step 3 requires an image printed on a normal printer in case you want to think ahead
   * Step 5 requires a pair of small calipers (like [[https://​www.amazon.com/​Tacklife-DC01-Fractions-Millimeter-Conversion/​dp/​B072KGHRML/​|these]] on Amazon).   * Step 5 requires a pair of small calipers (like [[https://​www.amazon.com/​Tacklife-DC01-Fractions-Millimeter-Conversion/​dp/​B072KGHRML/​|these]] on Amazon).
-  * Check for shipping damages - Sometimes delivery person may place the box in wrong orientation. Please make sure the box's longest side is sitting on the floor with shipping label facing up+  * Check for shipping damages - Sometimes ​delivery person may place the box in wrong orientation. Please make sure the box's longest side is sitting on the floor with shipping label facing up
   * Accessories you could use and would be good to purchase in advanced   * Accessories you could use and would be good to purchase in advanced
           * Ethanol / IPA:  For cost saving, we recommended denatured alcohol with 90%+ ethanol. ​ Ethanol is safer than IPA and does not damage acrylic. ​             * Ethanol / IPA:  For cost saving, we recommended denatured alcohol with 90%+ ethanol. ​ Ethanol is safer than IPA and does not damage acrylic. ​  
-          * Container for cleaner: ​ Should be large enough to submerg ​print. ​ Something that is 15x15x20cm would be handy for most prints. Like this {{:​moai:​alcohol-container.jpg?​linkonly|}}+          * Container for cleaner: ​ Should be large enough to submerge ​print. ​ Something that is 15x15x20cm would be handy for most prints. Like this {{:​moai:​alcohol-container.jpg?​linkonly|}} ​Cover it with plastic bag so it is easier to clean. 
 +          * Painter Brush: ​ For brushing off uncured resin from prints during cleaning bath {{ :​moai:​moai-brush_large.jpg?​linkonly |}} 
 +          * Curing light: For much faster curing, use a UV light like this [[https://​peopoly.net/​collections/​frontpage/​products/​uv-curing-light-60w-light-output-1|UV Light]] ​
  
 ===== 1. Let's make sure everything was in the box (about 15 minutes) ===== ===== 1. Let's make sure everything was in the box (about 15 minutes) =====
Line 59: Line 61:
 ===== 6. Let's do a test print (this takes about 20 minutes) ===== ===== 6. Let's do a test print (this takes about 20 minutes) =====
  
 +
 +===== 7. Some useful tips for new users =====
 +
 +OSX users: check out the extra step for your GCode [[https://​forum.peopoly.net/​t/​solved-how-to-fix-lf-crlf-in-cura-mac-osx/​362|OSX Fix]]
 +
 +  * Temperature:​ Keep resin temperature over 22C for best performance. ​
 +  * Leveling check: ​ Make sure you go through this [[moai:​leveling|leveling step]] if you have not done so during the calibration stage. Most of the printing problem is related to leveling.
 +  * Software: ​ Only use Cura for Moai edition from [[https://​peopoly.net/​pages/​support|Peopoly Support]]
 +  * Adding support: This [[https://​peopoly.net/​blogs/​news/​the-easy-and-fast-way-to-add-support-for-moai-print|guide]] shows the easy way to add support to your model.
  
  
moai/new-user.txt · Last modified: 2018/03/15 04:11 by peopoly