Jump to content
Ultimaker Community of 3D Printing Experts
Sign in to follow this  
mnis

How can I safely identifying a scratched nozzle?

Recommended Posts

Hello

I think the title says it all, but how do I identify certainly a scratched nozzle?

Meets a magnifying glass for viewing the nozzle, or I have to use bigger guns?

How should look like a smooth horizontal PLA surface, at a 0.4mm nozzle? Has anyone suitable examples?

Can a slightly scratched nozzle to be repaired, eg by polishing or grinding?

Has anyone tried it?

Thanks in advance for advice and suggestions.

Markus

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

There was a thread here in the forum about polishing / sanding UM1 nozzle a few months ago. It seems, that with the right equipment one can even improve the performance of a new noozle.

Personally, I haven't tried any of these procedures. I'm still a bit sceptical about mechanical treatment of a nozzle.

 

Share this post


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
Sign in to follow this  

×

Important Information

Terms of Use Privacy Policy