[EMS Discuss] 3D printer

Mr. Clif EMAIL HIDDEN
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.

     Clif

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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