Unleashing Efficiency with Stack 3D Printing – A Review from 3DPrinting.com


A promising technique is gaining traction in the world of efficient additive manufacturing — Stack 3D printing.

This method, hailed by both manufacturers and hobbyists, enables the simultaneous creation of multiple objects, significantly enhancing production efficiency by reducing trips to the printer to remove stuff from the print bed. To harness its full potential, understanding the nuances of stack printing and applying optimal print settings are imperative.

How to Stack?

Maximizing Efficiency: Unlocking the Potential of Stack 3D Printing

Stacked face shields. Remember those? (Image Credit: Instructables)

Setting up your 3D printer for stack printing requires careful consideration. Using three walls perimeters and a 15% fill level safeguards the structure’s strength. Using a heated nozzle for the ironing technique provides a smooth top surface, enhancing the professional look of your prints.

For successful stack 3D printing, it’s essential to ensure easy-layer separation after printing. A 0.2 mm spacing between models helps in this process. It removes the need for supports and improves the final product’s quality.

Despite careful setup, you may encounter challenges that necessitate a gentle prying method for tough layers. It’s important to consider aesthetics; while the ironing process can smooth one side, the other side could display a unique pattern characteristic of stack printing.

It’s crucial to prepare the printing files accurately. When creating files, consider a 0.2 mm layer spacing and optimize for a 0.2 mm layer height. This ensures an accurate copy and seamless layer separation. Check out the video below to learn more about this.

out the video below to learn more about this.

Unveiling a revolutionary method to 3D printing, Stack allows for the production of several objects simultaneously. This can be achieved through recommended settings, proper layer separation, and meticulous file preparation.

Source: geeky-gadgets.com

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