Jump to content
neotko

Cheap China Nozzles

Recommended Posts

Posted · Cheap China Nozzles

Hi,

There's always people asking why shouldn't they use a cheap nozzle. We always answer with 'bad' quality, 'problems'. But I think that the final user never visualize the real problem.

They might look perfect outside. Even the nozzle hole might be perfect (more like it isnt but let's give them credit).

The problem it's most of the time where you can't see it. And that's why it's better an image than a lot of words.

image.thumb.jpeg.376c9efad898c6b72a75624140738234.jpeg

The ones on the left are atomic pulls (mind that on 1.75 the atomics look different). And right are e3d nozzles.

So you see that flatness on the tip? That's the difference between a bad nozzle and an ok one. The filament will build there, stay on the flat sides and burn over time making a nice clog. But also you will need to print hotter than needed to actually print.

Can they work? Yes, if you don't care about problems and quality.

image.thumb.jpeg.376c9efad898c6b72a75624140738234.jpeg

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Posted · Cheap China Nozzles

Just 3 different 0.8-0.6 and one 0.4 from the cholsson hotend. It was really tempting since the outside look was quite ok. I tested that ones using faber and woodfill. Wood was really ok since it was 0.6 but also did clog badly after 4h. Luckily the e3d order arrived on time.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Our picks

    • Ultimaker Cura 4.0 | Stable available!
      Ultimaker Cura 4.0 is mainly focused on the improved user interface and cloud integration.
      As always, we want to collect your user feedback for this release. If there are any improvements you can think of, feel free to mention it here and help us to shape the next release.
      • 96 replies
×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

Welcome to the Ultimaker Community of 3D printing experts. Visit the following links to read more about our Terms of Use or our Privacy Policy. Thank you!