I always wonder in these discussion what people mean by "smooth" -- I might think my output is smooth because I don't have grid marks and pillows, and Cletus might think his is not smooth because it's not Rayleigth smooth at 580nm at 45deg incidence.
Here's a picture from 3dverkstan's visual troubleshooting guide (http://support.3dverkstan.se/article/23 ... ting-guide
Clearly the bottom is not smooth. Would you all describe the top as smooth? Is that a reasonable limit for achievably smooth?
Does anyone have a picture of a flat top surface that is most perfectly achievably smooth?
FWIW, I would describe the top as "pretty smooth", but I'd prefer it smoother. It helps that there are no holes or features in teh top of this, though, so there are no intermediary moves. Also from the same source, under the "Scratches" heading:
These are the ones that plague me on otherwise... sufficiently smooth... surfaces, and that I'd like to get rid of.
Simple Metal Kit, heated bed. Mods: blower fan. Usually PLA on kapton with AquaNet. Usually Cura 15.04.6.