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by Phil
Fri Sep 06, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: M2 Dual Extruder
Topic: Squeal at end of print.
Replies: 1
Views: 481

Re: Squeal at end of print.

I had a similar problem; the know on the Z-axis rod was pinched by the wire housing on the extruder assembly.
by Phil
Fri Aug 02, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: How-to/Guides/Tips
Topic: Printing nylon on glass bed
Replies: 4
Views: 2470

Re: Printing nylon on glass bed

Seems to be a lot of work. Have you tried glue stick on top of Kapton? That has always worked well for me on both my M2 and Markforged.
by Phil
Mon May 20, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: RAPID+tct
Replies: 1
Views: 217

Re: RAPID+tct

I hope top see you there on Wednesday, Rick.
by Phil
Thu Mar 07, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: HIPS
Replies: 5
Views: 2445

Re: HIPS

I have recently tried using HIPS as support material for ABS and PLA. You remove it, (dissolve it), using Limonene. Unfortunately, the limonene also softens ABS, so that does not work. It works really well with PLA, though. I had a long, small hole that I had to print in the horizontal. I put just a...
by Phil
Wed Jan 30, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Simplify3D M2 Dual - Single Extruder Issue
Replies: 3
Views: 644

Re: Simplify3D M2 Dual - Single Extruder Issue

I do not remember the name, but there was a previous thread that addressed this issue. I am sure you can find it by searching.
by Phil
Fri Jan 04, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: Nylon
Replies: 29
Views: 4003

Re: Nylon

I print lots of nylon, including with a Markforged printer. The MF does not have a heated bed, but the prints stick well with glue stick. The bed is phenolic. I also use other nylons in it with differing success. Most work fine, but also string a lot, since the MF uses a 275C extruder temp. On the M...
by Phil
Wed Dec 19, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: The Dreaded Filament Drive Clicking Sound...
Replies: 3
Views: 912

Re: The Dreaded Filament Drive Clicking Sound...

The drive motor and gear are much harder/tougher than the plastic filament, so I do not think you can hurt them in that way. I have often heard the 'clunking' and have found it to be from the filament sticking in the extruder, the gear cuts a divot from the filament, and the compression and sudden r...
by Phil
Mon Nov 12, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: burned(?) PETG in prints
Replies: 7
Views: 1568

Re: burned(?) PETG in prints

It is probably the issue discussed above, but it could possibly be in the filament before printing. I had an issue with this: IMG_0140.jpg It was several meters long in the middle of the 1 kg spool. The company immediately replace the filament, so I will not bad-mouth them. The burnt lumps were big ...
by Phil
Mon Nov 12, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: How-to/Guides/Tips
Topic: First layer blistering when using PEI / BT
Replies: 1
Views: 635

Re: First layer blistering when using PEI / BT

I have had similar problems when my bed was not clean enough. I have not used BuidTak, though...
by Phil
Tue Oct 23, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: Need Flexible Filament advice
Replies: 8
Views: 1875

Re: Need Flexible Filament advice

Great idea! I will have to use that!