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Posted (edited) · Ultimaker original+ won’t print any layers

Every time I put red abs in it or pla white it won’t work it take of the filament and see that it try’s to push it but won’t work it heats up fine just won’t take out the filament when printing when i take out the tube it moves the plastic fine

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    Posted · Ultimaker original+ won’t print any layers

    Hi @Rey28, thank you for your post and welcome to the forums :)

    Looking at your edit, I assume you have an Ultimaker Original+? Other materials beside the red ABS and PLA white do work fine, it is really these two?

    If so, can you post a photo of the tip of the material? Is it pointy, or thicker than the rest?

    Is it just the remaining part of a reel, or is the reel still (half) full?

    Thanks!

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    Posted · Ultimaker original+ won’t print any layers

    As Sander mentions, maybe the filament is too thick and therefore has trrouble moving through the bowden tube... Did you try measuring it with calipers? It should be no thicker than around 2.9 mm. in diameter...

    If you open your feeder (unhook it so it dosn't grab hold of the filament) can you extrude manually by pushing the filament up through the tube? (hotend needs to be warm obviously)

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