Air Gap

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A screenshot of the Air Gap setting as seen in MatterControl's SETTINGS pane.


The distance between the first layer and the top of the raft. A good value is typically about half the extrusion diameter. For a 0.4 mm nozzle, a value between 0.0 and 0.2 would be best.


  • millimeters (mm)



In this example, a 0.2 mm gap will be left between the raft and the first layer.

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