Fuzzy skin

How to achieve the best result of a 3D printed product on the cheapest FDM printer?

Ordinary FDM printers have a relatively simple construction that causes vibrations. Also, the program and the routes are not completely perfect, and there may be imperfections between the individual routes, which some materials will reveal. Especially the white filaments. Basic filaments are also shiny, but the printed result is not a smooth perfectly shiny surface with depth like, for example, in polished acetate eyeframes. How to achieve the best result? You can use a function in the slicer to make the head to vibrate while printing.

The settings is called Fuzzy Skin. By default, the preset dimensions are relatively large in relation to the height of the layers for a fantastic grainy textured effect. By adjusting the setting to a finer density, you’ll achieve a nicely fine-grained surface texture.

This finer texture is helpful when using classic semi-gloss materials such as PLA, ABS, or PET-G, as well as with elastic materials. You will get a nice matte-grained surface which can help to mask any imperfections in the slicing software or your printer. It takes a bit longer to print, but we think the result is most definitely worth it. 

Fuzzy Skin Thickness: 0.12 mm

Fuzzy Skin Density: 8.0

Layer Height: 0.2 mmm

TPU (Space Cables)
Matt PLA (Coalescence Vase)
PET-G (Coalescence Light)
Matt PLA (Coalescence 35)
Matt PLA (Coalescence 35)
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