Your Routine for Bed Levelling on Ender 3?
I am interested in your routines for this. Hot bed or cold before levelling?
Using paper to level or one of the various levellers. When using paper how tight do you have the paper?
Also is it best if I get a different bed i.e. glass and where from?
Cleaning the bed what do you use?
Thank you in advance.
I use hot nozzle cold bed.
I use paper, tight enough that there’s resistance to pulling it, but not tight enough to tear.
When I put in a new nozzle, I manually level the bed in the corners, then I dial in the probe z offset for the CR Touch, then a G29 (followed by M500 to store the mesh. Don’t forget to add Gcode that uses the stored mesh to the start Gcode in your slicer.
As far as bed, it’s kinda personal preference. This is the one I use, cleaned with 99% IPA before every print, and I use brim. I rarely have any lifting problems.
Of course, your mileage may vary
Creality glass bed
Hot bed, definitely. Bed will warp slightly when hot, and since you are using it with it hot, might as well do the leveling with the bed in the state it will be while printing.
I heat the hotend and bed up differently depending on what filament I am going to print. I usually heat the bed up to whatever I have it set to in the slicer, and for the nozzle I heat it up to around 75% of what I will be printing at.
Thank you so much to everyone.
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