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Are there any Core Heating Technology (CHT) nozzles available for a stock Ender 3 V2 hotend?

I already switched my standard 0.4 mm nozzle to a standard 0.6 mm nozzle with a huge printing time reduction without losing much detail. I also would like to try using Core Heating Technology (CHT) 0....
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Ultimaker 2 Go - Converting to Use 1.75 mm Filament

I'm working on converting an Ultimaker 2 Go to use 1.75 mm filament. So far, I have replaced the bowden tube, replaced the feeder with this one: https://www.youmagine.com/designs/alternative-feeder-1-...
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Clogging from heat creep, but only in the nozzle itself?

I have an all-metal V6 hotend clone that has worked in the past, but recently will clog very easily. I've tried the following to address it: Clean/replace the nozzle (0.4 or 0.5 mm, nozzle is hot-...
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Volcano hot end adapter orientation?

Now that V6 nozzles are getting more advanced, as in Nickel coated brass/copper nozzles (e.g. Bondtech CHT® nozzles) the availability for Volcano hot ends seem to lag behind... A Volcano heat break ...
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Hotend can't achieve temperatures over ~70 °C?

I am looking for troubleshooting help on my printer. Recently the hot end just can muster the courage to go past about 70 °C. The hardware - Ender 3V2 with a E3D V6 hot end. 24 volts I changed the ...
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E3D V6 hotend gets jammed very frequently

In the past couple of weeks, my V6 hotend gets jammed very frequently. The nozzle is 0.4 mm and the printer is a D-Bot. Here are some of the things I have tried so far, Switched between the original ...
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Extrusion issues on medium speeds (while accelerating?)

I've recently changed my Ender3's hotend to E3D v6 clone with Titan direct extruder, so I can print faster than on stock. But when I increased the speed up to 70 mm/s for walls and 80 mm/s for infill (...
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BLTouch not probing all points and motors making really loud noises since rebuild of latest Marlin (new hot end installed and BLTouch)

Please listen to this video, which illustrates the issue, with the sound on. Link to configuration.h and configuration_adv.h ...
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E3D Clone heatbreak / nozzle leak issue

I've built a custom machine based on the AM8 (Anet A8 upgrade). I've got an E3D V6 clone hotend in, seems like a decent clone. I've replaced the heat break, heat block, and nozzle several times but ...
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Problem printing with V6 hotend on Creality Ender 3

I have installed V6 hotend (all metal) with a direct drive extruder on Ender 3. It flows alright when I push manually however, the print is severely under extruded and doesn't stick to the bed. Things ...
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What's the best stepper motor for BMG with very high extrusion rates?

I was recommended to buy a pancake stepper motor for a direct drive BMG extruder, however I would like to ask if the decrease in torque would still be enough to work with V6 Volcano or SuperVolcano. ...
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Does a teflon insert in an E3D V6 clone limit it's useable temperature so it can't print nylon?

I'm new to this game, and recently upgraded the hotend on my Ender 3 Pro to a clone of an E3D V6, as I'm keen to do nylon prints at some point. I noticed however that this one I got has a teflon liner ...
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What tolerance class does E3D uses for their metric thread nozzles?

As we know E3D nozzles use M6 threads. These are metric threads, so they've different tolerance classes but which tolerance class are they using?
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Filament getting stuck after 1.5 hours of printing

Problem: After about 1.5 hours of printing on my modified Anet A8 the (converted to Bowden) extruder begins to make a clicking noise. The filament is not being pushed through the hotend (E3D V6, it is ...
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Extruder always clogs up almost immediately after cleaning

I have a very frustrating problem, my extruder clogs up pretty much immediately after cleaning it from the previous clog and I cannot figure out what the hell is going wrong. I use a genuine E3D V6 ...
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Hotend on a Neutron printer: E3D vs MK8

I own a Creality Ender 3 printer, and have been printing on it for about a year. I thought it might be fun and instructive to build a Neutron printer (https://cobyhuang.com/ATOM-Neutron) using my ...
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Printing Filatech PETG with HyperCube E3Dv6 Clone fails after 3 smooth layers

Recently I got a PETG filament from Filatech to print with my HyperCube printer with E3Dv6 clone Hotend. First 3 layers for every print are pretty fine but 4th layer doesn't stick and my prints fail ...
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E3D v6 oozing / dripping

edit: custom printer with 2 hitends (generic ptfe lined and genuine e3d v6 all metal). verified same temperature. e3d v6 oozes to the point that its unusable, generic works well. steps taken ...
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Odd dotting when printing a line

I tried printing a "improved" calibration cube and noticed that the printer was laying down dots instead of a solid line. This was right after switching out my extruder motor and tweaking retraction ...
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E3D V6 nozzle seized into heater block

The 0.4 mm brass nozzle in my Prusa i3 MK3 is worn out - the extrusion hole is visibly larger than the replacement nozzles I have to fit. So I’m trying to replace the nozzle. Unfortunately the ...
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Bowden setup keeps jamming between PTFE tube and heatsink

I keep getting a jam where the PTFE tube meets the top of the v6 hot end. I have the PTFE tube all the away in but for some reason it gets a bulge at that spot and will stop printing. It happens with ...
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Weird temperature graph and thermal runaway protection triggered

I woke up this morning with my 20 hour long print failed around 15 hour in. I checked the octoprint console, and saw a very weird temperature graph. Later found out thermal runaway protection kicked ...
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E3D V6 Original vs Clone

What is the difference between an original E3D V6 rather than a clone? I know an original would have its own advantages, since there is a huge price difference between the two. Will there be a huge ...
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Installing bowden tube into E3D V6

I'm struggling with an upgrade I made to my Creality CR-10. I upgraded the extruder to an E3D V6 hotend. The extruder mount and cooling fans are installed and working, however, I'm doing something ...
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E3D V6 PLA prints leaning / not square

When printing a 1 cm test cube after upgrading to the V6 the cubes are tilted ever so slightly. This does not happen with the stock MK8 hotend, or when printing with the V6 with Polycarbonate+...
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E3D V6 underextruding always?

I have an E3D v6 1.75mm bowden. When I print, there is a gap between infill lines, and also when printing rectilinear/hexagonal infill lines seem to be pretty slim. My settings: Slicer: Slic3r ...
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E3D-v6 hotend on MK8 extruder

I have an MK8Makerbot(?) extruder on my HICTOP branded printer. The problem with the E3D hotend is that the heatbreak is shorter and doesn't protrude through the top of the heatsink. Therefore I can'...
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First Layer problems?

I am using the E3D v6 hotend with the titan extruder. Everytime I go to do a test print, just enough stringy filament oozes comes out of the hotend "right before" it lays down the first layer. I have ...
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Extruder is running backwards?

I have a (HIC) version of the Prusa i3. I have recently installed the E3D v6 hotend and titan extruder. After fixing some other issues, I noticed that there is no filament being extruded. In addition, ...
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Cleaning E3D hotend and tuning with Cura?

I just received my E3D v6 hotend and I am installing it on the open source design of a Prusa i3. How do I clean my hotend after each print and after using different filaments?
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Can I increase retraction length on an E3D v6 beyond 2 mm if I have a really long Bowden tube?

E3D mentions on their own wiki: Excessively long retractions will cause issues by dragging soft filament into cold areas. [...] for bowden systems you might want to go up to 2 mm. Retraction ...
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Installing E3D v6 extruder electronics on Ultimaker Original+

I printed the mechanical parts to mount a E3D v6 on my Ultimaker Original+. But I don't know how to connect my heating cartridge, my thermistor and my 3 fans to the electronic board. Any idea? Edit: ...
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