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Extruder Cleaning

Robin Shakya

Extruder Cleaning

Compatibility: MBot Grid II and II+

Tool necessay:

  1. Flat blade screwdriver
  2. Hexagon screw driver

 

1. Blockage around feed module

Dual head: Mark each extruder and fan with the number to avoid confusion when you attach the printer head with pedestal.

Hold a front fan, put flat blade screwdriver on left edge between front fan and pedestal lift a fan slowly. Put flat blade screwdriver on right edge between front fan and pedestal, lift a fan slowly. Shown as the picture and detach the fan the pedestal

Check around the feed module and clean the blockage.

2. Blockage inside nozzle

Run the filament load function. It will heat and temperature rise up to certain, it will beep. After the beep you can insert metal rod about 1.75 mm diameter thickest and 60mm length into filament holder on extruder as shown in the picture. Try to do 3 to 4 times pull and push metal rod inside the filament holder of the extruder. On the process the filament inside extruder will exit from the nozzle. And alsoo clean around feed module gear.

Insert about 0.36mm diameter thickest metal rod into the nozzle of the extruder and try to do 3 to 4 times push and pull the rod inside the nozzle. Caution nozzle is very hot when load and unload function is running.

This process helps clean the blockage inside the extruder and nozzle.

 

 

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