How to clean the hotend (Epsilon Series)

Keeping the hotends clean is crucial in order to obtain quality prints

 

                     

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Follow the steps described on the next video to clean the hotends.

 

Be careful when pulling the filament from the hotend to prevent any possible damage to the printing head

 

Note: It is recommended to clean the hotend periodically and, especially, every time you switch materials. Ideally, use a piece of nylon filament to perform this operation.

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Don't forget to keep clean the tip of the nozzle to prevent model imperfections and material mixing.

You can heat the hotend and use a piece of paper to remove the fused material remains.


 

 

 

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It's important to keep your printer in good shape to make the most out of it. In this chart you can find a list of the extruder maintenance procedures and how frequently these should be done. Maintenance Plan.

 

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