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Replacing the Filament Mid-print

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Posted · Replacing the Filament Mid-print

Is it possible to pause a print mid-print to replace the filament with a new roll and resume the same print?

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Posted · Replacing the Filament Mid-print

Hi @Woody , yes it is. Via 'tune' (a menu item on the screen of the Ultimaker) you can pause your print, replace filament and then press 'continue'. 

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Posted (edited) · Replacing the Filament Mid-print

Actually, if you are on the newer firmware (and I know this to be true on the UM3 Series, not sure otherwise) you can go into the Tune menu, go down to your extruder and inside each extruder, it will give you the option to change filament. This is good because it heats nozzles, unloads and reloads new material and feeds until you tell it to stop to make sure you have great feeding of filament and get rid of the old filament. That last part is very good if you are also changing spools of PVA as the old should be properly purged before printing just to get the very dry, new filament going.

Edited by kmanstudios

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