How to Replace and Calibrate Your Uprint Tips

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How to Replace and Calibrate Your Uprint Tips Removing Tips Enter Tip Maintenance – Replace Tips. From Idle, Select Maintenance > Machine > Tip > then Replace. The printer will display Load Model – Unloading, followed by Tip Maintenance – Adjusting Temperature. After the temperature has stabilized, the printer will display Tip Maintenance – Replace Tips. You can now open the printer door and replace the tips – or you can Cancel the tip replacement procedure. Remove Plastic Head Cover […]

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Stratasys 3D Printing: Part Shift on FDM machines

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Part Shift on FDM machines Part shift is one type of part quality issue we see on FDM machines. There are several simple things that can be checked that may resolve the issue. Here we see some examples of parts shifting. The first and most simple thing to check is to  make sure the build plate is latched and secured.  If you have a Dimension 1200, Fortus or Uprint, check to see that the print head will toggle from side to side with […]

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How to Fix “Stringy” FDM 3D Printed Parts – Stratasys 3D Printer Support Tips

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In the case that FDM parts seem “stringy” or have model and/or support material embedded randomly in the parts, the solution is simple. Replace the material.  The two causes for this effect are older material and moisture in the material. Remember, whether we are talking about Polyjet or FDM 3D Printer Material, it has a shelf life. Be sure to properly store your material. It is highly recommended that material stay in the foil bag it was shipped in.  This […]

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