LooseHot End Screw... A Good thing?

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LooseHot End Screw... A Good thing?

Post by WayneC »

I have a two headed Felix. I have been running the printer with the extruder tightening bolts intentionally loose enough to let the extruder move up a bit during extraction. This provides some vertical clearance between the unused extruder and and the surface of the print job. This hasn't solved all the issues I am having with the second head, but it seems to prevent the unintentional deposition of filament from the unused head. Do other people do this?

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Post by Dreide »

Yes, the principle is used with this extruder: http://www.dglass3d.com/product/autolif ... -hot-ends/.
Felix 2.0->3.0dual * Repetier (host+firmware) * KISSlicer Pro, Simplify3D * Cubify Design

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