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v1.0.4

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by Adalyn Ordono

Introduction

In this guide you will learn:

  • How to create and edit material profiles in Canvas for Element printing
  • How to use material profiles in projects
  • How to view filament amounts used on a connected Element printer

Please see this guide on how to install material pods.

  1. Go to canvas3d.io > Materials on left menu. Click "New Material." Select Mosaic materials, to use material profile presets.
    • Go to canvas3d.io > Materials on left menu. Click "New Material."

    • Select Mosaic materials, to use material profile presets.

    • Select third-party materials, to create a custom material profile.

    • Style overrides are slicer settings that are used only when that material is selected within a project.

    • You may change temperature, speed and some extrusion settings for each material profile.

    • Colors can also be added to a material profile, so they can be selected when working with a project.

  2. Please see here for full Element Slicing instructions. To select a material profile for printing, create a new project or open an existing one.
    • Please see here for full Element Slicing instructions.

    • To select a material profile for printing, create a new project or open an existing one.

    • Under Materials, select one of the color swatches.

    • From the dropdown menu, select the material profile and color.

    • To ensure that this material is being used for a model, click and drag the color swatch over the model or the file name in the Objects window on the right.

    • Important: Please ensure that the same material and color selected in the project is also loaded onto Element using Material Pods, to ensure that the print initiates correctly.

  3. Please follow these instructions to link Element to Canvas, in order to view, monitor and control Element.
    • Please follow these instructions to link Element to Canvas, in order to view, monitor and control Element.

    • Open the Element device view by going to Devices, and double click the connected Element printer. The materials panel will provide information on where material pods are installed.

    • Learn more about the device view and Element controls.

Conclusion

If you have any additional questions, please send us a message at support@mosaicmfg.com

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