retraction and grinding nightmare!

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retraction and grinding nightmare!

Postby stevetriple » Tue May 22, 2018 11:09 am

Hi everyone, I'm trying to print a tour eiffel, but when the extruder retract the filament and after 4 or 5 retractions in a little space (you know how the eiffel is done), the filament is eroded and no more plastic come out from the nozzle... it's driving me crazy... how to fix it?

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Re: retraction and grinding nightmare!

Postby Jetguy » Tue May 22, 2018 1:31 pm

There are about 3-4 different topics all regarding a stock extruder slipping and grinding at various points in a print.
They are all related to the same basic guidelines to improve the stock system.
Sorry you are having issues, we have solutions to attempt to correct this:
Good related topic of another user having basically similar issues (slightly different, but in the end, still grinding/slipping)

Recommended adjustment- mechanical adjustment

Recommended simple hardware upgrade for the stock feeder- changing the drive gear

Recommended electrical adjustment and understanding (Note, this is not an official Raise 3D answer, but is one that quite a few community members and fellow owners followed)

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