The filiment guide piece included in the box

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The filiment guide piece included in the box

Postby Carrollco » Tue Aug 23, 2016 8:02 pm

I saw on another post that they should be installed on the top of the extruder. is there some actual directions as to how the tube and guide block should actually be installed. Also it would have been nice if there would have been some documentation included in the box explaining why this piece was included.

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Re: The filiment guide piece included in the box

Postby Vicky@Raise3D » Thu Aug 25, 2016 3:32 am

We are keeping on improving this part. So we have several versions. Please check which is yours and follow the instructions.

If your printer is a dual printer. There are two batches.

Please check whether there are thread holes at the back of your extruder.
If there is no thread hole, just put top cover onto the extruder.
N2 Dual Old-1.jpg
N2 Dual Old-2.jpg

Dual Extruder Cover.STL
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If there are two thread holes at the back of the extruder, put the top cover onto the extruder. Screw two thumb screws to fix it.
N2 Dual New-1.jpg
N2 Dual New-2.jpg

Dual Extruder Cover with Holes.STL
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If your printer is N1 single. There are two thread holes at the right side of your extruder.
Put the top cover onto the extruder. Screw two M3*10 screws to fix it.
N1 SIngle-1.jpg
N1 SIngle-2.jpg

N2 Single Extruder Cover.STL
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If your printer is N2 single. There are one thread hole at the left side of your extruder.
Put the top cover onto the extruder. Screw one M6*10 cross screws to fix it.
N2 SIngle-1.jpg

N1 Single Extruder Cover.STL
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For the other end of the guiding tube, there are two batches as well.
One is to insert the tube into the short tube.
Guiding tube Old.jpg

One is remove the short tubes and fix the guiding tube with quick joint. Press the blue button down. Drag out the short tube. Then press the button down and insert the new tube.
Guiding tube New.jpg

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Re: The filiment guide piece included in the box

Postby Wibb » Sat Aug 27, 2016 3:03 pm

i recormend you replace the clear PVC guide tubes and use PTFE guide tubes instead (these are white not clear) for much lower friction in the feed ways and to increase feed reliability.

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Re: The filiment guide piece included in the box

Postby Vicky@Raise3D » Mon Aug 29, 2016 2:43 am

Our guide tubes are PTFE tubes.

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Re: The filiment guide piece included in the box

Postby gizmo91 » Wed Aug 31, 2016 1:25 am

Is the STL file posted for this new cover?

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Re: The filiment guide piece included in the box

Postby Billucas » Wed Aug 31, 2016 1:47 am

I suggest to make them in ABS, because as you can see in the picture, the Raise3d has melted...
while printing a part in ABS.
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Re: The filiment guide piece included in the box

Postby Vicky@Raise3D » Wed Aug 31, 2016 4:03 am

gizmo91 wrote:Is the STL file posted for this new cover?


I have attached the stl files below the pictures.

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Re: The filiment guide piece included in the box

Postby Vicky@Raise3D » Wed Aug 31, 2016 4:06 am

Billucas wrote:I suggest to make them in ABS, because as you can see in the picture, the Raise3d has melted...
while printing a part in ABS.


Thanks for your suggestion.
We found such problem as well. And have changed the material to ABS after July.

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Re: The filiment guide piece included in the box

Postby Jetguy » Wed Aug 31, 2016 4:21 am

The key that new folks may be oblivious to is that when a production change happens, that is the date in China that happened, and machines after that date in China have that change or modification. It takes well over a month, many times up to 2 months for printers made in China to reach the distribution points in various countries. In other words, printers made in August after this change are stuck on a slow boat somewhere in the ocean on the way to the shipping port. Unless you pay for expensive air shipping, you will either get stock the from the distribution center which is a previous version, or you wait until the shipment arrives.

Just trying to explain to new folks the distribution path. They might incorrectly assume they got their printer this month and wonder why it doesn't have the change.

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Re: The filiment guide piece included in the box

Postby Vicky@Raise3D » Wed Aug 31, 2016 5:46 am

Thanks for the explanation. Yes, all the production changes' time is based on the date in our factory in China.

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Re: The filiment guide piece included in the box

Postby gizmo91 » Thu Sep 01, 2016 12:12 am

Vicky@Raise3D wrote:
gizmo91 wrote:Is the STL file posted for this new cover?


I have attached the stl files below the pictures.


Thanks - you may want to post in the STL Share with the other official R3D files - makes it easier for future reference
viewtopic.php?f=2&t=8

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Re: The filiment guide piece included in the box

Postby Vicky@Raise3D » Thu Sep 01, 2016 2:02 am

gizmo91 wrote:
Vicky@Raise3D wrote:
gizmo91 wrote:Is the STL file posted for this new cover?


I have attached the stl files below the pictures.


Thanks - you may want to post in the STL Share with the other official R3D files - makes it easier for future reference
viewtopic.php?f=2&t=8


Good suggestion. Done.


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