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Questions tagged [ultimaker]

Questions about the 3D printer manufacturer Ultimaker

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Which printer should I buy or does the Ultimaker 3 is worth it? [on hold]

I know that my question may be a bit borderline for the forum, but I would really need other people advices before putting so much money in a printer. I'm currently looking to buy a 3D printer. After ...
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How to effectively eliminate stringing in 3D print

I'm having this stringing problem that happens when the machine moves and when it's not supposed to print that I still haven't effectively solved. I will try exemplify with the following image. We ...
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Ultimaker 3 Extended prints pores in walls

We have a fairly new Ultimaker 3 Extended. When printing ABS with the AA0.8 nozzle and the recommended settings (up-to-date CURA) we receive a very poor wall quality that exposes some kind of pores. ...
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Small filament globules/bubbles in print using Ultimaker 3 extended

Lately, I've been having a problem with the surface of my prints. As shown in following picture: Printing material is PLA. I've changed the print core but even with a different print core it happens ...
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Which is the right filiament type to print breakable children's toy parts such as small gears

Probably the question sounds a little strange; however, I am looking for a filament which is breakable and not so steady and reliable as PLA. I want to print parts similar to the following gears for ...
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How to fix Y layer shift on Creality Ender 3?

While printing a simple model, my printer starts to layer-shift the build in a direction suddenly. I used the default setting for ultimaker Cura 3.4.1. It has done this same thing for multiple ...
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Problems with STL model in Ultimaker Cura

I want to print a piece of fruit modeled in Blender. It is an STL file. Please note that I am an absolute beginner at 3D printing models. What do these red zones mean? What is wrong about the mesh ...
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A4988 driver cooling specifications

When exchanging the mainboard of my Ultimaker Original, I found the new (unoriginal) mainboard to have a condensator that is quite a little higher than on the original, which means the fan duct doesn'...
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Ultimaker Original temperature sensor replacement?

The title almost says it all. I was searching on websites like amazon.com and ebay.com for a replacement of the temperature sensor of my Ultimaker 1, but could only find replacements for Ultimaker 2 (...
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Hotend temperature reading limited

After doing some repairs and upgrades on my Ultimaker Original, I found my temperature readings to be weird. The reading is not incorrect, as long as the temperature is above 110°C. When the real ...
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Customized Ultimaker 1: Extruder motor does not move

I recently upgraded my Ultimaker 1. The upgrade includes a different stepper motor for the Extruder, the same a Ultimaker 2+ would use. I plugged the new motor and nothing happened. To eliminate the ...
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Danger in 3D printing over a lithium ion battery

So I bought a Lulzbot Mini a couple months ago and finally downloaded Ultimaker's version of Cura... Boy... have I been missing out... One feature Ultimaker Cura implemented that I've been looking ...
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Ultimaker Original+: print has lumps and small gaps are being filled

Brand new to 3D printing and have an Ultimaker Original + using PLA (2.85mm). The nozzle/extruder temperature is 200C and the bed/plate is 60C. I installed the Cura software on my Windows 10 box. I ...
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PLA filament not feeding correctly with Ultimaker 2+

I've got the following PLA filament that is not feeding correctly into our Ultimaker 2+ It starts to feed and then all of the sudden, the wire 'eats' (read breaks, but not entirely) the plastic ...
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Why does the Ultimaker 3D Printer has a Heater + Heater transfer plate (aluminium) + Glass?

Why does the Ultimaker 3D Printer has a Heater + Heater transfer plate (aluminium) + Glass? I wonder why a glass plate, and if is possible to remove the glass and print directly in the aluminium ...
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Flow Settings in Cura 2.4 for Ultimaker 2+ not available (suspected overextrusion filling small holes)

Cura 2.4 reports that the (printer-dependant) G-Code mode prevents the "Flow" (extrusion rate adjustment percentage) setting from being available. Why? I am using an Ultimaker 2+. Is a firmware update ...
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New thermistor isolation, how?

We are trying to repair an Ultimaker Original+. One problem is a missing resistor isolation. The Ultimaker Original+ prints with up to 260 Degree Celcius. Which kind of isolation products are ...
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First layer lines don't stick at all [duplicate]

My Ultimaker 1 with a heated bed doesn't print good first layer lines at all. The single lines keep detaching from the printbed, no matter what nozzle or bed temperature or the height of printhead ...
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Recommended settings for ColorFabb Copperfill Filaments on a 0.25 mm Nozzle?

I switched out my 0.4 mm Ultimaker 2+ Nozzle the other day for the 0.25 mm and started using a ColorFabb Copperfill 2.85 mm filament. I am having some issues with it clogging and sticking to the bed ...
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Ultimaker original X-axis not moving - possible electronics problem

I'm writing this question here hoping someone will be able to help me with the fixing process that I'm currently involved in! Last week during a printing session my Ultimaker original unexpectedly ...
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Print bed moves way up for printing

I am new to 3D printing and I am assembling/calibrating an ulmaker original + for my college. I am done with all the assembling and the printer works fine except for one thing. The print bed moves ...
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Ultimaker 2 ticking sound coming from feeder

Recently, the ticking sounds started to come from feeder of my UM2. Inspecting it I have noticed that once in a while stepper motor jumps back for few steps. I have an idea of what can be the reason, ...
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No extrusion when trying to resume failed print with manually edited gcode

I was in the process of printing a 16 hour print, but I must have failed to copy the G-code correctly, because the print stopped after 107 of 223 layers. Looking at the G-code, It also stops there. ...
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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: ...