Advanced Calibration: Z-Axis Offset from MakerBot on Vimeo. Are your prints peeling off the build plate? Filament under extruding? If you’re using a raft but are still having issues with print quality, you may want to manually adjust your MakerBot Replicator Smart Extruder’s Z-Axis Offset. We’ve covered this quick tip before, and this short video also walks you through the process. We’re constantly iterating and that means regular software and firmware updates. Make sure you’re working with the latest software and firmware and update yours today. Step-by-step instructions on manually adjusting your Smart Extruder’s Z-Axis Offset are also on the MakerBot Support pages. You can find tips for your MakerBot Replicator Mini, MakerBot Replicator, and MakerBot Replicator Z18. This quick trick could lead you on your way to better, more reliable 3D printing.