Jump to content
Ultimaker Community of 3D Printing Experts

Can I?


Jinja
 Share

Recommended Posts

Hi

 

Can I put 1.75mm filament through the 0.4mm nozzle on my U2+ (I've been using 2.85mm for ages!)?  If so, is the only thing I need to change the settings in Cura?

 

Many thanks for your help :)

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    If you print nice and slow you might be able to get it to work with below average quality.  Say 0.1mm layers and 20mm/sec print speed.  You can convert your printer.  The absolute cheapest/simplest thing to do is to get a teflon part with a 2mm hole through it (instead of your current one with a 3mm hole through it).  3dsolex sells these and also sells a 1.75mm conversion for the UM2 series printers.  In the USA I sell 1.75 conversion kits at thegr5store.com.

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Posted (edited) · Can I?
    24 minutes ago, gr5 said:

    If you print nice and slow you might be able to get it to work with below average quality.  Say 0.1mm layers and 20mm/sec print speed.  You can convert your printer.  The absolute cheapest/simplest thing to do is to get a teflon part with a 2mm hole through it (instead of your current one with a 3mm hole through it).  3dsolex sells these and also sells a 1.75mm conversion for the UM2 series printers.  In the USA I sell 1.75 conversion kits at thegr5store.com.

     

    Thanks for the reply.  

     

    I really don't want to start messing around with my U2+, I have it so dialed in now it's unreal....lol.  

     

    I guess I'll just have to keep the 1.75 for my Mk3 PRUSAs ?

     

     

    Edited by Jinja
  • 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

      • 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
        • 11 replies
    ×
    ×
    • Create New...