I see a lot of questions about what settings. It really depends on what you want from the product. do you want a top quality product that will last as long as your machine or do you want a quick cable management solution? if you want a lasting high quality product then see below...if you want fast and dirty solution then maybe normal (0.15mm layer height) or draft settings (0.2mm) (in CURA) would work fine for you.
Keep in mind these are small parts that need to fit together well and articulate with the cable as the machine moves. the pieces also need to be able to bend enough to get the pieces connected. its not much of a bend but depending the brand of filament and other settings will affect the pieces so keep that in mind too.
Printed from a stock Ender 3
-fine resolution (0.1mm)
-Black Hatchbox PLA (the cheap stuff but perfectly well suited for this type of application)
-nozzle temp of 210
-bed temp at 45
-printed on a raft*. EDIT 4/20/19 - CCTree glass bed makes this possibly obsolete, doing tests and will report back
*Fine resolution AND 100% infill AND printing on a raft DRAMATICALLY add print time but make for a better product which i was happy to do because it looks awesome. Fine resolution just makes it more beautiful while 100% infill adds strength and allows for greater flexibility with out pieces cracking or breaking and the raft means the pieces don't get stressed when removing them from the bed like breaking or warping. pieces can easily be twisted off with your fingers. the raft also comes up as one piece which is nice.
Even at the above settings, if you manage your print layout (how each piece is laid out in your slicer because in CURA if you drag and drop an object (like from an STL file) it will be printed in the order dropped regardless of position on the bed. so, if you drop 3 pieces but mix up the order it could print object 3, object 1, object 2 which depending on layout might waste motor steps (extra travel distance in the x and y axies which means a longer print)) and if you manage your time (getting the next print started as soon as the last one is done) you can have the product printed and installed in a similar time it would take for an amazon prime delivery (48-52 hrs)
all were the highest version number for each given piece (times are approx since i didn't write them down)
print 1 = 20 links @18 hrs
print 2 = 15 links @ 15 hrs
print 3 = link backs (35) @ 4 hrs
Print 4 all the remaining attachments @ 16 hrs
-bed corner cover
-cable chain xend
-cable cahin xend top
I'm glad I went with black on black color scheme. The black chain almost looks like it could have shipped with the printer...almost...kudos to the designer and happy printing!
Let me know if you think the above analysis is 'go educate your self, buddy', 'right on' or 'overkill'. I always want to refine my prints and it might help someone else