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Questions tagged [part-identification]

In case you have trouble correctly identifying components of your printer.

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What parts are suitable replacements for an Ender 3 Pro?

I'm new to 3D printing and I recently got my first 3D printer, an Ender 3 Pro by Creality. I've tried to find information about the type of nozzles should I look for. I'm trying to find stainless ...
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Identify temperature sensor

Am wondering if anybody knows what type of sensor this is (from a build plate). Perhaps a thermocoupler? The colouring of the wires seems to suggest it is not directional? Would like to know details ...
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Identifying the plastic type of an unknown spool of filament or recyclable waste

Is there any way to test what kind your filament is? There are no labels on the spools and I don't know whether they are ABS or PLA. I got the plastic with the printer, which is no longer sold (...
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Identifying PLA/PETG or ABS

I received a roll of Black filament as a present, and struggled to print with it, experiencing extreme under-extrusion (and slippage of the hobbed gear). Higher temperatures seemed to work better, ...