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Hotend temperature climbs past set value

I have an old HBOT printer (now they call themselves Zmorph). I had to replace the old hotend. From the looks of it, what I need is a J-head MkV type nozzle (from RepRap wiki). I've bought and put ...
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Ender 3 printer shutting down with "MAXTEMP BED" error

I had problems with my extruder and while I was fixing it, this came up on the screen and it started beeping (I shut off the 3D printer and started it again but it still came up on the screen): ...
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At what bed temperature is it safe to remove PLA prints?

I print with PLA with hotbed set to 60 °C. If I try to remove the print immediately after printing, the bottom part of the print might deform and keep the shape to which it was bent at the time of ...
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What issue can make very short temperature spikes to appear?

I have issues with momentarily temperature spikes, but only above 250 °C. At and below 250 °C it's pretty solid. I'm using Prusa MK3s+ with a E3D Revo upgrade. I suspected connector issues as ...
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Is warping solely caused by thermal stress on the printed material?

Is thermal stress the root cause of warping of printed parts? As in the (rapid) shrinkage of the cooling down material? Either the material (PLA, ABS, PETG) is cooled down too fast either by too much ...
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Does running a PID Autotune with an increased cycle count result in more accurate PID values?

I'm using the mriscoc firmware for Creality Ender 3 V2. The firmware has the option to run more PID Autotune cycles. The default is 5 cycles. Does running a PID Autotune with an increased cycle count ...
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Why is MPC better than PID for 3D printers, and (why) is it more useful for 'high-power heaters'?

The YouTube video 'PID vs MPC' from Mark Misin Engineering Ltd perfectly demonstrates that Model Predictive Temperature Control (MPC) is more powerful than Proportional-Integral-Derivative (PID). ...
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Anycubic printer gives a "hotend not heating up" error

I just bought an Anycubic 3D printer and after a few uses the screen on the printer would say "hotend not heating up". The heat bed and hotend would not heat up all the way and would cool ...
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Nozzle temp always reads 236 °C, even when it's room temp (Ender3 V2 Neo)

My first 3D printer, an Ender 3 V2 Neo. The original issue I was working to address was a clogged nozzle. The heat-block was caked in melted filament. At this point, I just chalked it up to a gap ...
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Bad print quality, Temperature Fluctuates about +/- 8 degrees

I've been having tremendously bad print quality lately and have been doing everything I can think of to fix it, none of it is helping. I tried printing a Temp Tower for the first time and since I was ...
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My nozzle is heating up even when it shouldnt

I would like help with the printer. When I wanted to print yesterday, the display wouldn't start, so I restored it and everything worked. Then the motor that pushes the filament didn't want to move, ...
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Are there any 3D printer boards or expansions that support more than 3 thermistors?

A long time ago, I went through the experience of adding extra thermistors to my 3D printer board. Ultimately, I did get it to work, but it resulted in extra wiring and was not as clean as I would ...
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Why does my bed stop heating at high temperature when the extruder starts heating?

To give some more context to my question: it does work as expected (that is the extruder start heating after the bed has reached the set temperature) when I set the bed temperature to be 70 °C or ...
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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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Bed temp issue on Guider IIs

I have a Flashforge Guider IIs and have been having lots of problems with warping ASA and ABS. The filament's recommended bed temp is 80-100 °C on the ASAk I have wasted kilograms of filament testing ...
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What are the consequences of printing PLA at too high a temperature?

When printing with basic budget PLA, what are the consequences of having it slightly over temperature. For example 5-10 deg above the recommended temperature for the brand, or significantly over ...
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Stringing problem with Anycubic Vyper

I replaced my Ender 3 by an Anycubic Vyper, the problem is that all the print have stringing. I tried all the night to change the retraction, change the temperature, but I can get a piece without ...
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Print failure due to heater inconsistency

After encountering an issue where the original heater cartridge (~40 W) for my generic MK6 hotend was unable to reach/maintain stable temperature at ~260 °C (for PETG) I replaced it with a higher ...
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PLA temperature tower failed

I'm using the eSun Silk PLA and I printed a temperature tower to find out the best settings. For print speed, the default speed of 50 mm/s and 25 mm/s for walls and surfaces are used. The problem is ...
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Is it normal that my heated bed has up to 25 °C difference from center to edge?

I have an Ender 3 V2 pro with the Quinly bed adhered to the aluminium bed. I have a hard time getting my prints to stick well. (PLA as well as PETG). We finally found out that only increasing the bed ...
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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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Printing a Temp Tower using MakerBot Replicator+

I am a newbie to 3D printing. I have MakerBot Replicator+ with tough smart extruder in my possession. I want to print a temp tower. However I think I am stuck with Makerbot's software and I don't know ...
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Ender 3 v2 temp fluctuations every 10 minutes or so

I have an Ender 3 v2 that will fluctuate the hotend temperature every 10 minutes or so and eventually causing thermal runaway. I have tried the PID auto-tune a few times and it seems to solve it for a ...
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Prusa i3 MK8 can't achieve required temperature

I've just installed a new 12 V hotend for my Prusa i3 MK8. So, now the new hotend can't achieve temperatures above 190-200 °C and it takes about 30 minutes to achieve 200 °C. The thermistor and ...
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Thermal Runaway E1 Error, Extruder text jumps randomly

Ender 3 Pro, everything is stock except that I swapped the magnetic sheet for a glass bed. As the tin says, I'll get this error around a half hour into a print: ...
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CR-20 Pro Heated Bed Thermistor "stuck" after mainboard change

I recently changed the mainboard on my Ender CR-20 Pro because the SD card slot started acting up. I replaced it with the same spare part, hooked everything up (after having a bit of a fight ...
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Changing the temp from 200/60 in any degree triggers thermal runaway

I am new to 3D printing and having a strange issue I don't understand and would love some help with. I have an Ender 3 Pro and when I use the settings 200 °C & 60 °C it prints fine. However, I ...
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Ender 3 v2 temperature drop

I recently started printing with an Ender 3 V2. I got a few good prints out of it, and then I have had nothing but issues. Basically, I can start a print, and after about 10-15 minutes, the ...
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Ender 3 print temperature

I've tried different retraction speeds and distances using calibration models, Z-hop, coasting but nothing prevented stringing. Now I tried printing at 230 °C and that seems to do the trick. Even 220 °...
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Temperature problems [closed]

For some reason whenever I turn on my printer, my nozzle says that it is at 120 °C even though it is not set at anything and my bed says that it is set at 180 °C even though it is not set to anything. ...
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Ender 3 hot end heater "stuck on"

Forgive this long-winded post, but I thought it would be helpful to include the back story leading up to a very scary situation on my Ender 3. I was printing a job and everything started out fine just ...
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K-Thermistor vs Ender 3 Stock Thermistor: Problem with bad reads

I have changed my hotend on my Ender 3 v2 with Dragonfly BMS. In effect, because I wanted to reach higher temperatures, I also changed the thermistor with one that is 3mm wide and does not have the ...
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What is the optimal temperature for PLA+?

I'm planning on switching to using PLA+ and am slicing a few models, I'm wondering what the typical optimal temperature for PLA+ is with the Ender 3.
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Calculating suitable pressure for compressed-air-based cooling

I've heard a bit about folks using air compressors with tubing to the toolhead and outlet openings there as part cooling. One example is the Berd Air, but from the information I can gather, it works ...
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Acceptable temperature variation in heated bed

Ever since my original Creality CR-10S Pro heated bed quit and was replaced, I have had trouble with bed adhesion and printed first layer material warping using PLA and auto bed leveling. I am getting ...
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How do I determine the glass transition of filament from its sales listing information?

I need to print some items that will go in my car, which sits in direct sun a good portion of the day and almost certainly exceeds 50 °C inside during the summer months (I've had PLA prints sag quite ...
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What temperature should I bake PLA prints at to increase strength?

I recall seeing that it's possible to "bake" or "anneal" or even "remelt" PLA prints to strengthen them. As I understand it, the main effect is improving layer adhesion, ...
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3D printing ESD safe/high temp parts

I am trying to develop a process to print fixtures/jigs that can withstand a convection oven temperature of 165 °C. The tricky thing is that these parts have to be considered ESD safe (surface ...
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Lowest temperature PLA pulley print will withstand

I am looking to print an HTD Timing Belt pulley to be used in a laboratory setting that can get very cold for extended periods of time. By "very cold" I mean adjacent metal chambers get ...
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Figure out max bed temperature

I have a Tronxy X8 (yes, I know, poor choice but I didn't know better) and after some years printing PLA, PETG and TPU, I am considering trying ABS, since I got myself a second hotend which can go up ...
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Ender 5 Plus manual screen temperature adjustment

I want to get my Ender 5 plus to print at 300 °C. As such, I've edited the firmware and increased the HEATER_0_MAXTEMP to 315 °C. In my slicer, I can slice and ...
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Ender 3 V2 hotend temperature issues [duplicate]

Recently, I started experimenting with new filaments on my Ender 3 V2. I got a spool from here. This is PETG filament and I started dialing in the temperature to run a smooth print. I found on my V2, ...
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Irregular adhesion on Creality glass bed

I have an Ender 5 pro and upgraded from the magnetic bed to the glass version. I print with Prusament PLA on 65 °C bed temp and 220 °C extruder temp. I measured that the glass surface has ~58 °C in ...
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Direct vs Bowden Extrusion when printing in temperature fluctuating environment

I have a Bowden extrusion printer in my garage. (Printing PLA is smelly and is nothing I want to be exposed to for an extended period of time!) I enclosed the printer within a plastic sheet housing to ...
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BLTouch error causing bed and nozzle temp setpoints to change to zero

I replaced my CR-10 motherboard with no problems and ran fine for a few weeks, then decided to add a BLTouch. BLTouch was enabled from the config.h during compile. ...
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How to print at low temperatures (filament melting at about 70 °C)?

I'm using Cura to slice prints from a biodegradable polyester called PCL (Polycaprolactone). I need to print @ ~70 °C but extruder does not run until nozzle reaches 175 °C. Which setting to change so ...
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Ender 3 Marlin - Incorrect temperature

I've updated to Marlin 2.0.7 when I set up a BLTouch (I've edited configuration.h based on my board model; MKS Robin E3) and now it seems the temperature does not ...
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Why does my Ender 5 Pro bed stop heating 10 °C below the set point?

After a long battle with SKR Mini v2, TFT35 and BLTouch and creating the right firmware. I thought I was through it all and ready to start printing again after finally being able to set the Z offset ...
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Horizontal lines on feature/geometry/density change

I've had an Ender 5 Plus for a few weeks now. It's printing great and I've got my tuning pretty good at the moment. I've noticed some horizontal inconsistencies matching feature/geometry changes. It ...
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How to tell if PLA temp is too hot/cold

I was having an issue with flat sheets raising up during initial layers. I had my bed at 80 °C and kept raising it thinking it was an issue with cold. After reducing the temperature to 50 °C the ...
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