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Posted · General Decrease in Quality

Over the past couple months print quality on our two S5's has been decreasing. We've had this issue for the past couple prints now where the layers are offset and aren't clean. I've gone over both of them and removed any play on the axles, and the profile we are using is the same one we've been using for over a year. I'm working part-time as a lab tech and am a full-time student, so unfortunately I don't have the time or resources to do a bunch of test prints. I would greatly appreciate if someone would take a look at our print profile and give suggestions.

Core 1: eSun PLA+

Core 2: eSun PVA natural





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    Posted · General Decrease in Quality

    Clean the print cores (hot and/or cold pulls), if time is more valuable than money, try replacing them with fresh ones.


    Open up the feeders and clean off the wheel that drives the filament.


    Clean off the z-screw and re-lubricate with fresh grease.


    Might want to consider replacing the bowden tubes as well if you have printed with them for a long time. But the first three is what I suggest starting with.

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