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Cleaning printing rubbish out the case

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Posted · Cleaning printing rubbish out the case

 

There isnt really a proper section for this one, but the intended benefit is

"cleaning" the machine...so.

This is a request to UMaker for a small change to their laser cutting program.

Rubbish Slot

Can you please add a slot (as shown) so that we can just sweep out the

accumulated bits of rubbish straight out into a dustpan. The slot needs to be

obviously on the same Z height as the top face of the lower panel inside.

 

Its currently really annoying to clean out the lower cavity of the case.

C.

 

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Posted · Cleaning printing rubbish out the case

Well yes I could use a vacuum cleaner, or I could use a stick with a brush on the end.

One of them is free, takes 2 seconds to use, is small, uses no power, makes no noise and never clogs

and the other......

C.

 

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Posted · Cleaning printing rubbish out the case

For cleaning the ultimaker I use a Dyson DC30 (wireless vacuum) with the flexible addon... No need to plug to the power, easy and quick solution !

 

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Posted · Cleaning printing rubbish out the case

i usually sweep those tiny pieces out into the hole where the bottom panel meets the front panel. I also have a piece of paper kept on the bottom panel for all those bigger pieces (eg skirts, nozzle drools)

 

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Posted · Cleaning printing rubbish out the case

I'm pretty sure Martijn (original designer and current maintainer of the design) wouldn't like a big ugly hole in the side like that.

Vacuuming or turning your machine upside down does a pretty good job of cleaning it.

 

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Posted · Cleaning printing rubbish out the case

Tape, use tape wrapped around your hand and presto, clean case.

 

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