[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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