TwoUp stress test on tiny and fine details

While printing @ 0.3mm most of the more for speed reasons I wanted to print some really fine detailed things. I’ve found that Elizabeth is just right for that purpose. Graceful and petite. Even more if scaled to mice-dimensions. So I brought her down the net and wiped away my curiosity. I scaled the thingiverse model down to 0.5 in slic3r and set the layer height to 0.1mm.
Printing time was about 3 hours and took circa 3.5m of filament. See end of post for slic3r settings.

Elizabeeeeeth !!!

Not quite perfect. No wait…Far from perfect ! But judge for yourself. Picture-galore after the break.

As you can see cooling (again) is very important. Even more though on very small details. The fan duct is 1″/2.5cm away from the nozzle and directs the airflow by a 1cm by 1cm opening to the printing surface. Another fan without a duct, that conducts cooling to the whole part is advisable I guess.

Slic3r settings are as following:

# generated by Slic3r 1.1.6 on Sun Jul 27 21:20:03 2014
[filament:elizabeth_0.1mm]
bed_temperature 65
bridge_fan_speed 100
cooling 0
disable_fan_first_layers 2
extrusion_multiplier 1
fan_always_on 1
fan_below_layer_time 90
filament_diameter 1.75
first_layer_bed_temperature 65
first_layer_temperature 200
max_fan_speed 100
min_fan_speed 100
min_print_speed 10
slowdown_below_layer_time 30
temperature 195
[presets]
filament elizabeth_0.1mm.ini
print elizabeth_0.1mm.ini
printer elizabeth_0.1mm.ini
[print:elizabeth_0.1mm]
avoid_crossing_perimeters 0
bottom_solid_layers 2
bridge_acceleration 250
bridge_flow_ratio 1
bridge_speed 10
brim_width 0
complete_objects 0
default_acceleration 250
dont_support_bridges 1
external_perimeter_speed 70%
external_perimeters_first 0
extra_perimeters 1
extruder_clearance_height 20
extruder_clearance_radius 20
extrusion_width 0
fill_angle 45
fill_density 100%
fill_pattern rectilinear
first_layer_acceleration 250
first_layer_extrusion_width 0
first_layer_height 0.3
first_layer_speed 15
gap_fill_speed 20
gcode_comments 0
infill_acceleration 250
infill_every_layers 1
infill_extruder 1
infill_extrusion_width 0
infill_first 0
infill_only_where_needed 0
infill_speed 20
interface_shells 0
layer_height 0.1
min_skirt_length 10
notes
only_retract_when_crossing_perimeters 1
ooze_prevention 0
output_filename_format [input_filename_base].gcode
overhangs 1
perimeter_acceleration 250
perimeter_extruder 1
perimeter_extrusion_width 0
perimeter_speed 15
perimeters 2
post_process
raft_layers 0
resolution 0
seam_position aligned
skirt_distance 6
skirt_height 1
skirts 2
small_perimeter_speed 50%
solid_fill_pattern rectilinear
solid_infill_below_area 0
solid_infill_every_layers 0
solid_infill_extrusion_width 0
solid_infill_speed 20
spiral_vase 0
standby_temperature_delta -5
support_material 0
support_material_angle 0
support_material_enforce_layers 0
support_material_extruder 1
support_material_extrusion_width 0
support_material_interface_extruder 1
support_material_interface_layers 3
support_material_interface_spacing 0
support_material_interface_speed 100%
support_material_pattern honeycomb
support_material_spacing 2.5
support_material_speed 20
support_material_threshold 0
thin_walls 1
threads 2
top_infill_extrusion_width 0
top_solid_infill_speed 15
top_solid_layers 2
travel_speed 60
[printer:elizabeth_0.1mm]
bed_size 155,155
end_gcode M104 S0 ; turn off temperature\nG1 Z90 F5000 ; home X axis\nM84     ; disable motors
extruder_offset 0x0
gcode_flavor reprap
layer_gcode
nozzle_diameter 0.4
print_center 75,75
retract_before_travel 2
retract_layer_change 1
retract_length 1
retract_length_toolchange 10
retract_lift 0
retract_restart_extra 0
retract_restart_extra_toolchange 0
retract_speed 30
start_gcode G1 Z10 F5000
toolchange_gcode
use_firmware_retraction 0
use_relative_e_distances 0
vibration_limit 2
wipe 0
z_offset 0
[settings]
autocenter 1
mode expert

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