How do I speed up prints for the Monoprice Select IIIP Plus printer?
The manual shows [Cura] examples of:
- Print speed: 50mm/s
- Travel Speed: 80mm/s
- Bottom Layer Speed: 20mm/s
- Infill Speed: 50mm/s
- Outer shell speed: 15mm/s
- Inner shell speed: 30mm/s
However, this doesn’t line up with their advertisements online of a 150mm/s printing speed.
Are there better settings to use, especially ones which can speed up printing time? Or are there any other measures which I can take in order to reduce printing time in general?
In my experience a print speed of 50-70mm/s is ideal. Even if you set the speed to 150mm/s the print head still changes directions often and rarely will have enough time to accelerate from 0->150 before changing direction again.
Some more effective ways of speeding up prints is to adjust
- Layer height
- Infill percentage (15-25% for regular prints, more if they need to be more sound)
- Number of shells, etc