[EMS Discuss] 3D printer

Wed Jan 8 12:23:00 PST 2014

Sounds good to me but they are not my printers. Depending on which one 
you are talking about, you might want to contact Rick or Mark.


On 01/08/2014 12:12 PM, Greg Norman wrote:
> I have used the 3D printer a couple times and it seems the quality of 
> the results are deminishing. On one side of the object being printed 
> and in particular the far corner of that side the filament of plastic 
> is pulled away from its' intended placement.  I suspect a couple 
> possible reasons but don't want to attempt a fix unless the procedure 
> is approved.
> I suspect the exterior of the print head may be to dirty (old leftover 
> plastic) and the dirt is draging across the plastic stream.
> I would like to clean the exterior with acetone. Does anyone have a 
> problem with that? I don't think acetone would damage it as long as I 
> keep it off the plastic parts and wire insulation.
> I also suspect belt tension should be set. Should I do this? I can 
> eyeball it or if we have a spec I can set it to that.
> Greg Norman
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