HOW TO READ THE DRAWING
PARAMETER SELECTION THROUGH AN EXAMPLE:
-I want to know the parameter to be used on the item 3 (fus1)
-According to the top table the item 3 belongs to the printing category A or A-LW
-Let say that we want to print the PLA version, by looking at the lower table we can see that PLA material is allowed only on Category A.
-Therefore these are the parameters to be used on the item 3
FLAG NOTE INTERPRETATION THROUGH AN EXAMPLE
-Item 4 (Canopy1) is marked with the flag note 7
-By looking at the note area we can see that the flag note 7 is telling us that we should apply 2 bottom layers to the item 4.
-The information provided by flag notes have priority in case of conflict. In this case, despite category A is telling us to use 0 bottom layers we should apply 2 bottom layers for the item 4
Be aware that our STL files are compatible with any slicer software. Therefore we do not recommend you any in particular since you can really achieve a good quality with any. Nevertheless it is important to respect at least the general parameters marked in red at our drawing, like the wall thickness or infill % otherwise weight target will not be achieved or assembly process will not be possible.
Since the beginning we decided to work with cheap and popular printers/slicers to make sure that our designs are compatible even with those low cost options, obviously the better the printer/software the easier it will be for you to achieve a good quality.
Right now Cura and ender 3 printers are the options that we use to test our models. In the following pictures you can see the detailed parameters that we use per each category. These parameters might work not only for ender 3 but also for many other similar printers in the market. You can take the following parameters like base or starting point but be aware that you might need to adjust some parameters for your printer/material.
Do not update cura version: Once you adjust all printing settings properly, we don´t recommend you to update your cura version anymore.
Note1: Hidden parameters are not relevants
Note2: Category B showed in some of our models is equeal to A but with some bottom layers.