How to select the extruder to print your model in Ultimaker Cura

You can print any model on the build plate with the available extruders. This is useful when printing models in different colors or material types to achieve the desired result:

  1. Select the model you would like to assign to a different extruder to open the model toolbar on the left side of the screen
  2. Select one of the available extruders at the bottom of the menu

Tip: The extruder to print the selected model with can also be adjusted via the 3D viewer quick menu.

Extruder selection overview

  1. Extruder 1. Models loaded into Ultimaker Cura are printed with extruder 1 by default
  2. Extruder 2. Select a model to change active extruder
  3. Model. Multiple models can be selected to change the active extruder


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