Jump to content
Ultimaker Community of 3D Printing Experts

Print Core Jammed in Ultimaker 3


Ivonna
 Share

Recommended Posts

Posted · Print Core Jammed in Ultimaker 3

Hi all,

Has anyone encountered the problem of a jammed printcore? In using my UM3, the AA nozzel became unusable strikingly fast. After about 25 prints (~70 hours of printing) the printcore was completely fried. But now as I'm trying to remove it, the darn thing seems completely jammed. I've properly cleared the core and have retracted the material several inches, but I just can't get it to wiggle.

Any help would be hugely appreciated!

Thank you

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Posted · Print Core Jammed in Ultimaker 3

    Hi Ivonna,

    Thank you for your post. I'm sorry to hear you seem to have some difficulties with your print core. Could you perhaps illustrate your story with some photo's? Maybe that would make it easier to identify the exact problem.

    Before it was stuck, how was your last print? Did your last print go fine?

    Thank you for your time!

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Posted · Print Core Jammed in Ultimaker 3

    To remove the print core make sure there is no filament in the "trumpet" (that top part of the core). Then let it cool completely. then lift a bit on the nozzle while you squeeze the finger things together (the black and clear tabs). And then pull out firmly.

    If you are removing the right hand core I think it helps to lower it first but it probably doesn't matter.

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Posted · Print Core Jammed in Ultimaker 3

    Yea having same issues with BB.

     

    With more information provided perhaps we could help! :)
  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Create an account or sign in to comment

    You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

    Create an account

    Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

    Register a new account

    Sign in

    Already have an account? Sign in here.

    Sign In Now
     Share

    • Our picks

      • The Ultimaker Showcase — October 14. What's new?
        Your dear friends at Ultimaker have some exciting news and insights for you!
         
        • 0 replies
      • New here? Get ahead with a free onboarding course
        Hi,
         
        Often getting started is the most difficult part of any process. A good start sets you up for success and saves you time and energy that could be spent elsewhere. That is why we have a onboarding course ready for
        Ultimaker S5 Pro Bundle, Ultimaker S5, Ultimaker S3 Ultimaker 2+ Connect.   
        They're ready for you on the Ultimaker Academy platform. All you need to do to gain access is to register your product to gain free access. 
        Ready? Register your product here in just 60 seconds.
          • Like
        • 8 replies
    ×
    ×
    • Create New...