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Some filaments warp too much and to prevent this you have to print the object in a temperature regulated chamber or on a temperature regulated bed. The chamber tool allows you to control the bed and chamber temperature.

NOTE: Not supported by RapMan

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Operation

The default 'Activate Chamber' checkbox is on. When it is on, chamber will add the temperature commands, when it is off nothing will be done.

Settings

Bed Temperature

Default is 60C.

Defines the print_bed temperature in Celcius by adding an M140 command.

Chamber Temperature

Default is 30C.

Defines the chamber temperature in Celcius by adding an M141 command.

Holding Force

Default is zero.

Defines the holding pressure of a mechanism, like a vacuum table or electromagnet, to hold the bed surface or object, by adding an M142 command. The holding pressure is in bar. For hardware which only has on/off holding, when the holding pressure is zero, turn off holding, when the holding pressure is greater than zero, turn on holding.

Heated Beds

Bothacker

Bothacker made a resistor heated aluminum plate and wrote the article 'Heated Build Platform.'

Domingo

Domingo made a heated copper build plate and wrote the article 'Heated Base Plate.'

Jmil

Jmil made a heated build stage and wrote the articles 'Handling Hot Build Surfaces' and 'Heated Build Stage Success.'

Kulitorum

Kulitorum made a heated bed. It is a 5mm Alu sheet with a pattern laid out in kapton tape. The wire is a 0.6mm2 Konstantin wire and it's held in place by small pieces of kapton tape. He wrote the description 'Adding a Heated Bed.'

Metalab

The Metalab folks made a heated base, with the descriptions 'Metalab Heated Base Search.'

Prusajr

Prusajr made a resistive wire heated plexiglass plate and wrote the article 'Look Ma! No Warping Heated Reprap Print Bed.'

Pumpernickel2

Pumpernickel2 made a resistor heated aluminum plate pictured below. file.php?14,file=1228,filename=heatedplate.jpg

Zaggo

Zaggo at Pleasant Software made a resistor heated aluminum plate and wrote the articles 'Raftless' and 'Canned Heat.'


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