Tag Archive for: nozzle

Filament Maker maintenance: Replacing the puller wheels

After using the puller wheel for a while it is possible that the wheel becomes damaged. This could have an effect on the extrusion results therefore it is time to change the wheel.

Filament Maker maintenance: Cleaning the sensor

After using the filament maker for a while or in a dusty environment it is important to check and clean the sensor.

Filament Maker maintenance: replacing the nozzle

Changing the nozzle of the machine does not have to be done very often by default. The nozzle should be changed when it is fully of partially clogged, dirty, or when a different size of nozzle is required.

Rough filament surface

Streaks can appear on the surface of the extrudate that exits the nozzle of the extruder. This phenomenon makes the surface rough and can worsen over time, unless the problem is fixed.

Filament Maker maintenance: replacing the nozzle

Changing the nozzle of the machine does not have to be done very often by default. The nozzle should be changed when it is fully of partially clogged, dirty, or when a different size of nozzle is required.