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Printer Settings

Arachne Perimeter Generator

For years, the strategy Katana Slicer used when generating perimeters was to offset the contour [...]

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Elephant Foot Compensation

When printing the first layer is squished against the heated print bed and as a result, it’s [...]

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Fuzzy Skin

The Fuzzy skin feature creates a rough texture on models by randomly shifting perimeter points, [...]

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Infill

The main purpose of infill is to provide internal support for top layers, which would [...]

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Infill Patterns

Katana Slicer offers many infill patterns to choose from. When choosing an infill pattern, these [...]

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Ironing

As the hot nozzle travels over the printed top layer, it flattens any curled plastic [...]

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Layers and Perimeters

Layer height Height of the individual slices/thickness of each layer. Layer height is the main [...]

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Max Volumetric Speed

The Maximum Volumetric Speed (MVS) setting in Katana Slicer manages the maximum filament flow through [...]

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Organic Supports

Katana Slicer now features "Snug" supports, improving on the old 2D grid-based supports by reducing [...]

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Pressure Equalizer

3D printer extruders perform best at a constant rate for extrusion consistency, but during prints, [...]

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