Prusa Slicer

Prusa Slicer is the version of 3d Slic3r adapted for the Prusa i3 MK3S

Prepping your 3d model for printing

1 Open the PrusaSlicer application. If you are prompted that a Configuration Update is available, click to install the update before proceeding further.
2 Use the Add button to load models into PrusaSlicer
3 Delete Delete All buttons remove the model(s) from PrusaSlicer opens the detailed settings of print , filament and printer
4 Use Move, scale, rotate , Place on Face and cut tools to prepare the model to printing in the most efficient/ effective orientation,
5 Select a Quality / Speed setting for your print
6 Material selection (on Fabrication Lab computers, only filament brands/polymers provided in the Lab will appear in the dropdown list)
7 Select a Supports setting
8 Select an Infill percentage
9 Click Slice to slice the model into layers in the Z axis and select layers preview to view infill land
Check the Sliced Info for the cost and how long its going to take to print before exporting your gcode
The Edge charges 15cents / gram and your print needs to be finished before the Lab Closes - talk to the Fab Lab Supervisor if you have a long job you'd like to do .
11 Generate and export gcode to the SD Card by clicking the Export G-Code button .
Hint Right-click on model opens a context menu
Hint Switch between 3D editor and Layer Preview by clicking &
facilities/fablab/software/prusaslicer.txt · Last modified: 2023/04/28 16:13 by Steven Curran
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