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What is the best way to adapt a volcano copper nozzle to QIDI nozzle?

I would like to shorten by 2 mm a volcano nozzle, specifically a genuine CHT bimetallic hardened nozzle, to be used without any further adaptation in modern QIDI printers, which use proprietary ...
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Help troubleshooting clogging issue

I have a Neptune 3 Pro with Klipper/MainSail. Direct drive extruder. Recently went to an all metal hotend. I replaced the heatbreak (I am using a 1.75 mm POLISI3D Improved Nano Coated Bimetallic ...
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Can I damage the Bambu A1 Mini by selecting the wrong nozzle size in settings?

I have a Bambu A1 Mini. My daughter often prints with it, and enjoys doing all of the little tasks involved with printing like switching nozzles. She does the process proficiently while I observe, ...
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Ender 3 v3 SE - ABS slowly accumulates on nozzle

I picked up a cheap Ender 3 v3 SE printer a few months ago. While it works fine for PLA filament, I've been having an issue when printing ABS. My prints come out fine, but plastic will accumulate ...
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Can I use the same flow rate for Core Heating Technology (CHT) nozzles as for non-CHT nozzles?

I'm waiting for some Core Heating Technology (CHT) nozzles to arrive which I will then use to do flow calibration. For now I'm however trying to understand flow rate in relation to CHT. Does a CHT ...
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Nozzle Z-level is not aligned with Z-probe

With my Ender 3 S1 the bed leveling z-probe level and the nozzle Z-level are not alligned. The nozzle is 0.77 mm higher than the bed leveling probe. I think this causes some problems I have: When ...
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How can I improve print speed with carbon fiber nylon and an 0.4 mm nozzle?

I have been trying to print fiber-filled nylons (Polymaker PA6GF and Taulman PA CF) on my Prusa i3 MK3S+ with a steel E3D 0.4 mm nozzle at a reasonable speed. I print at 290 °C for the Polymaker and ...
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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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How do I stop the extruder from sticking to the back corner of the part?

I was gifted a Creality Ender-3 and thus have begun my first foray into 3D printing. Things went well for the setup and first prints; I printed some of the 3D files that came with the printer, then ...
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What is a good approach to develop a 'nozzle wear sensor'?

I'm thinking about implementing some kind of nozzle wear sensor. My question is simple: Do such sensors or automatic approaches already exist? Although I expect not and I know nozzles are cheap, it's ...
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How does pressure advance predict pressure without having actual pressure data?

I'm exploring the concept of Pressure Advance and its ability to predict and adjust pressure changes in the extruder. The image below shows the effects of Pressure Advance: Source: Teaching Tech via ...
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Does one has to take into consideration the nozzle diameter while designing something that will be 3D printed?

I am really new to 3D printing. I started with downloaded stuff about 2 months ago and now I am starting to do my own "easy" things. While looking at tutorials I heard one of them talking ...
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Can a print test be performed to determine nozzle and filament quality?

Given that, a printer is well-maintained and calibrated. I'm searching for a particular nozzle accuracy and filament quality test: First, is there a specific print test that can be performed to test ...
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What is the lifespan of nozzles, and does the nozzle diameter affect the lifespan? [duplicate]

What is the average or recommended lifespan for standard Creality printer nozzles used with non-abrasive standard PLA only? What is a proper metric for that, time used, time heated, filament meters ...
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Is there a way to set the installed nozzle size (and installed filament color) in the Marlin firmware (or OctoPrint software)?

In addition to this question: Is there a (common) way to embed used Slicer settings inside the G-code file?. I'm considering writing a Cura script and OctoPrint plugin because what I want seems to be ...
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Printer turns off after heating up the hotend

I have a Creality CR-10 Max. When I start heating up the hotend, it always suddenly turns off. I did check the resistance of the heater it was about 4 Ω. The heater itself have 40 W and 24 V. So the ...
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How do I remove clogged filament around a nozzle

Problem: The first layer on the bed was printed fine, but it seems the filament got stuck or something and wouldn't stick to the bed, but instead to the nozzle. Note, it also got behind the blue ...
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The thickness of my model is not always accurate. How do I solve this?

After replacing the nozzle on my Creatbot F430 printer, I auto-leveled the bed and initiated a test print - a simple square with a 2 mm thickness. However, I observed that the thickness of the printed ...
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Ender 3 v2 Pro issue where nozzle has nearly fallen off

So, I was 3D printing a shark and a portal toy to sell for my company CCChoice overnight. I woke up in the morning to find the nozzle only hanging on by that one wire in the black mesh casing (images ...
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Can water or liquid nitrogen mist cooling be used in part cooling?

From what I know, the speed (X, Y) of the nozzle always be slowed down to 10 mm/s-100 mm/s when printing bridge or overhang structure because of insufficient cooling. The printing speed is less than 1/...
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During a print, why must I continually adjust the Z offset to a more neagative number to keep the nozzle from air printing?

The nozzle is not clogged. After an adjustment, I get two to three good printed layers then the nozzle begins to lift away from the print. If I do not adjust the Z offset more negatively, then the ...
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Printing with 1 mm nozzle keeps failing

I'm printing a large print model, but it fails when I use a 1 mm nozzle. When I use the 0.4 mm nozzle, it works fine. What can cause a print to work with a smaller nozzle? I'm using Cura as my slicer ...
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Ender 3 S1 Pro Nozzle too high

I replaced the nozzle on my S1 Pro with a Tungsten nozzle, but the issue is that the nozzle is too high. I think the nozzle I bought is a tad shorter than the stock nozzles. The CR touch sensor ...
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What is the practical difference between different nozzle tip shapes?

Sooooo, I'm shopping for nozzles (E3Dv6 flavor), and there seems to be several shapes available, differing mainly (or even exclusively) in the size and shape of the cone coming down to the exit ...
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New Ender 3 V2 Neo keeps losing nozzle and plate temperature in the middle of the print and must be turned off to stop the print

I purchased it new from Amazon in December. It started about one week ago and it just stops with a constant beep and does not allow me to do anything else except turn it off. Doesn't happen on all ...
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Residue inside of heatsink

I recently had some filament get stuck in the Bowden tube so much so that I had to remove it from the stock Creality heatsink on my Ender 3 v2. As I was taking the tube out of the heatsink I noticed ...
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What could have caused this damage?

My Dremel 3D45 stopped the extrusion. I removed the nozzle thinking about it was clogged. But still it didn't solve. Also the nozzle was harder to remove than usual. So I removed the bottom cover and ...
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Ender 3 nozzle temp turns off briefly at start of print

When I need to print higher-temp filament at 225 °C the nozzle temp turns off for just a second but this is enough to send the temp down to about 200 °C before it recovers to print temp. This jams up ...
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How do I choose a nozzle for PA12+CF for Kobra Max?

I am sorry if I sound too newbie, but to me, it seems like an unsolvable riddle: I have not yet used any other nozzle than the one that comes with my printer. I would now like to print Fiberlogy Nylon ...
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eSun Silk Rainbow PLA leads to nozzle clogging

I use eSUN (Silk) PLA filament daily and I've never had an issue. I use the parameters suggested by the manufacturer: nozzle temperature: 210 °C bed temperature: 60 °C (with purple glue) The ...
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Changing a teflon tube inside a hotend, help with disassembly

I have an HBot 3D 1.1 printer (it's a CoreXY style printer, newer versions are produced by ZMorph). I think that a filament guide tube inside the hotend got damaged, resulting in decreased diameter, ...
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The nozzle keeps clogging, midway through the print while printing with PETG filament

I've recently purchased Creality Ender 3 V2. When I print PLA, I face no issue at all but while printing PETG, the nozzle keeps clogging after the second or third layer. I even tried printing PETG by ...
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Should I be worried about the lead in brass nozzles?

I've read a couple articles recently about brass nozzles and found out they contain some lead. I've been 3d printing stuff for about a year and haven't really been mindful of this and so haven't ...
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Creality Ender 6 Heating Failed

There is a message on my Ender 6 that is telling my that my heating failed. This happened last night in the middle of a print. I have cycled the power like the screen says but the nozzle does not heat ...
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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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Nozzle digs into material and extruder starts skipping after some layers

So around a year ago I built a 3D printer very similar to a Creality CR10 and ever since I've built it, after some layers the nozzle appears to be digging into the print and the extruder starts ...
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Where can I change the nozzle diameter in Cura? Why is mine missing?

I just upgraded the nozzle (to 1 mm) on an Ender 3v2 and want to make a test print. I added a new printer for the new nozzle size.... and can't find a setting for it. Some screenshots on the ...
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Are there any nozzles shorter than volcano but longer than MK8?

I have a semi-diy hotend setup on my MOOZ-2 (an obscure chinese printer). It requires that the total nozzle length (including threading) is longer than 15 mm. So far, I've been using Volcano nozzles ...
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Cheap nozzles bought from China

Questions like this are usually not allowed but since the price of a brass nozzle in Switzerland is 15.90 and the average price of a nozzle from Alibaba or AliExpress is less than 0.10, and nozzles ...
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Speed bump like structural distortions in 3D printed samples

I am printing 5-152 mm(L)x35 mm(W)x3 mm(T) samples using a commercial PLA filament with 0.1 mm layer height (30 total layers). The raster width is 0.4 mm while the raster angle in all layers is 0/0°. ...
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Print limitations with 0.4 mm nozzle

Is it possible to 3D print multiple 0.1 mm high layers with a 0.4 mm diameter nozzle in FDM while ensuring fidelity to the set layer height? The raster width is set at 0.4 mm and I am not touching ...
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Nozzle not level and first print failed

So I just got my first 3D printer the Ender 3 Pro. My nozzle is a bit too high (first image) and this is what happened after my first test print (second image). I saved for a while to buy this and I’m ...
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Are "matte PLA" filaments abrasive?

I picked up a roll of Overture matte black PLA, and the surface of both the filament and the printed object feel like paper. This made me wonder if it contains wood-based fibers like "wood PLA&...
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Is there any print quality difference switching from brass to steel nozzle?

Brass has better thermal conductivity compared to steel or hardened steel but it has also far less wearing resistance especially compared to hardened steel that among brass and normal steel has the ...
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Nozzle getting clogged all the time

Recently, my Ender 3D Pro has been unable to print any large models successfully with PLA as the filament starts to expand inside the Teflon tube, causing a clog after about an hour of printing. I am ...
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Anycubic i3 Mega layers don't stick together/are too thin

My Anycubic i3 Mega suddenly stopped printing properly. As you can see on the images attached, the printed filament seems to be too thin which causes the layers to not stick together. I already: ...
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Print Nozzle Type vs Heat Requirement

I recently went to a stainless steel nozzle for printing. What I found is it required significantly more heat to print PLA than I was used to. I'm not sure if the PLA itself (a brand I'd never used ...
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Can the Ender 3 Pro be upgraded to use PETG

Is it possible to buy/upgrade the nozzle on my Ender 3 Pro to one that is suited for handling the higher temperatures needed to effectively print with PETG filament?
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Z-Probe height isn't working

I just upgraded my CR-10 to a 32-bit board with Marlin and a BLTouch for bed-leveling. Here is my process: Run bed-leveling and save setting to EEPROM Make sure that software end-stops are off with <...
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Any method that I can refer to simulate 3D scanning and flow through extruder in MATLAB?

I would like to simulate the 3D scanning process with a specific wavelength and swath width of the beam, etc. and then reproduce the image, the whole of which in MATLAB. I also want to simulate the ...
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