Difference between revisions of "SETTINGS/Filament/Extrusion/Extrusion Width/First Layer"

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Latest revision as of 18:20, 5 April 2019


Migrating: For MatterControl 2.0 the MatterControl documentation is moving to matterhackers.com/mattercontrol/support/.
This page is in the process of being migrated. It's new home will be matterhackers.com/mattercontrol/support/slice-settings/filament/advanced#first-layer.

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.

First Layer-ss-ex.png


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