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Material everywhere around the hot-end

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Hi everybody!

So I got a failed print some time ago where I came home to a huge ball or material around the hot-end.

Foto 2014 09 21 19 42 13 (1)

Currently it's only an esthetic problem but could it start moving towards the fans and block them?

Is there any guide on what to do?

 

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We had to remove such blocks two times over about 10 months...it could be time consuming or pretty quick to remove it. Try with removing the fan shroud first if possible. Heat the hot end and use pliers and a soldering iron to remove pieces of the blob.

Last time it took only 10 minutes I think. You can ask Anders tomorrow about it, he did it pretty fast. :)

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