First Layer

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


A modifier of the width of the extrusion for the first layer of the print.

A value greater than 100% can help with adhesion to the print bed.


  • millimeters (mm)
  • percent (%)

Set to 0 to use default extrusion width.



In this example, the adjusted nozzle diameter for the first layer extrusion will be 0.5 mm.

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In this example, the nozzle diameter set under Printer settings will be modified by 110%. For this example, the nozzle size was 0.4 mm, so the adjusted size will be 0.44 mm.

First Layer-ss-ex1.png