Thursday, August 04, 2011

 

Hot Plastic


Hot plastic. My extruder was running on the hot side, Nophead suggested this was due to the difference between the internal and external temperatures and he was spot on. Whilst I had originally constructed my Thermistor lookup table using a temperature probe clipped to the outside of the nozzle the inside was running a good 40 to 50 Deg C hotter. The problem is fixed now and a new thermistor table is in place all with the help of an Arduino based tool to help the process along.

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