First Layer Speed

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A screenshot of the First Layer Speed setting as seen in MatterControl's SETTINGS pane.


The speed at which the nozzle will move when printing the first layer. If expressed as a percentage the Infill speed is modified. This affects the first layer of the print as well as the first layer of the raft, if there is one.


Custom G-Code Variable




In this example, the first layer will print at 20 mm/s.

First Layer Speed-ss-ex.png


In this example, the first layer will print at 35% of the Infill speed (which for this example is set at 40), so the final speed will be 14 mm/s.

First Layer Speed-ss-ex1.png