Originally Posted by Ross
Thank-you for posting but why exactly is the surface so damn rough ?
Can you easily achieve a better finish with your current equipment ?
The surface finish is this rough because I am only using 0.4mm layer heights. The purpose of this print was purely to produce something I had designed.
My current printer is notionally capable of doing 0.1mm layer heights, though I would need to do some repairs to achieve that quality consistently. Being a budget printer made of wood, it has sagged a little due to moisture and neglect.
These type of printers are always going to have some degree of layering effect, though with ABS filament printers that can be removed though vapour polishing.
There are more expensive printers that are capable of greater resolution down to 0.02mm.
Don't know what the surface finish is like from an SLA printer.
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