Effect of layer height on successful prints

Here's a look at a Emmett Lailash's gear bearing, sliced at 2 different layer heights, using PrusaSlicer 2.4 alpha 2.

The toolpath is different. Clearly, the 0.15mm layer height version has a higher chance of success while the 0.1mm version is prone to failure since it presents the worst scenario for the printer: short extrusions and sharp corners.

Conclusion: it is helpful to take a closer look and understand what the printer is doing to have the greatest chance of success. Happy printing.

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