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by davorin
Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: [Solved] Leaves thick strings and lumps during printing
Replies: 11
Views: 3159

Re: Leaves thick strings and lumps during printing

Hmm...what you mean by that? The thread for the nozzle is in the heating block....

Guess I have to rip all apart or get me a new head....though can't seem to find one on ebay...
by davorin
Sun Jan 13, 2019 6:57 am
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: [Solved] Leaves thick strings and lumps during printing
Replies: 11
Views: 3159

Re: Leaves thick strings and lumps during printing

Replaced the nozzle now....had one spare...and the ones I ordered where M6 instead of MK10 (o;

Looks somehow the PLA runs out above the heater......just dunno why...never touched the upper part....and the nozzle I screwed in very tight.
by davorin
Mon Jan 07, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: [Solved] Leaves thick strings and lumps during printing
Replies: 11
Views: 3159

Re: Leaves thick strings and lumps during printing

Well I hope PLA was running out of the nozzle screw....can't imagine where else... What puzzles me is the fact how the excess PLA moved all the way up to the heatsink.... The new painlss steel nozzles should arrive by Friday....0.4mm and 0.6mm....maybe I split the nozzle sizes on two Ender 3 machine...
by davorin
Mon Jan 07, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: [Solved] Leaves thick strings and lumps during printing
Replies: 11
Views: 3159

Re: Leaves thick strings and lumps during printing

Seems I have found the source.....before I ran some tests with Wood filled PLA....which caused the nozzle to totally clog up.... I cleaned out the heater element and the nozzle....but seems I could not fit it tightly back to the heater.... Between the heater and the heatsink it was filled with PLA.....
by davorin
Mon Jan 07, 2019 4:39 am
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: Repair hollow STL model
Replies: 3
Views: 1032

Re: Repair hollow STL model

The mesh is indeed hollow when imported in blender...

Using the repair tools claims about non-manifold segments and self-intersecting surfaces...

Repairing doesn't do anything it seems....
by davorin
Mon Jan 07, 2019 4:27 am
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: [Solved] Leaves thick strings and lumps during printing
Replies: 11
Views: 3159

[Solved] Leaves thick strings and lumps during printing

Good morning (o; I just installed a new roll of PLA to my Ender-3 printer... It starts printing very nicely....but from time to time a clog comes out of the nozzle like the attached picture... It's not that it is stringing all the time.....and some PLA material gets collected on the it seems... Do I...
by davorin
Sun Jan 06, 2019 9:01 am
Forum: Troubleshooting and Bug Reports
Topic: Repair hollow STL model
Replies: 3
Views: 1032

Repair hollow STL model

I just bought from ebay a sample STL relief model for test printing... In blender the model has an open surface at the bottom....and somewhere here I read that under the advanced process tab I have to select ""Merge all outlines into a single solid model"... But the result is rather strange as it ad...
by davorin
Sun Jan 06, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: General Discussion and Tips
Topic: PETG with Ender-3
Replies: 2
Views: 7656

Re: PETG with Ender-3

Hello Looks very nice the camera ;-) I just recently printed some RPi camera adapters for a fake camera housing (o; From the specs the Ender-3 nozzle can go up to 255 degrees, and the bed can be heated up to 110 degrees. Together with the printer I bought some no-name PETG brand...and some other pri...
by davorin
Sun Jan 06, 2019 3:33 am
Forum: General Discussion and Tips
Topic: PETG with Ender-3
Replies: 2
Views: 7656

PETG with Ender-3

Good morning Been a while I used a 3d printer with Simplify3d...but now I acquired this cheapo Ender-3 model which prints PLA very nicely...from first adjusment no failed prints (beside PLA wood of course ;o). But as PLA isn't very robust and ABS smells....has anyone successfully printed PETG with t...
by davorin
Fri Jan 05, 2018 4:07 am
Forum: General Discussion and Tips
Topic: Vertex K8400 extruder feed
Replies: 6
Views: 4006

Re: Vertex K8400 extruder feed

Haven't checked in the middle...but bought yesterday a "feeler gauge" which consists of several metal sheets from 0.05mm up to 1mm in 0.05mm steps... The folded paper adjustment just doesn't feel right to me (o; But then again there might be still some PLA leftovers on the nozzle tip.... According t...

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