Jump to content
Ultimaker Community of 3D Printing Experts

is the ultimaker 2 hotend all metal?


lance-greene
 Share

Recommended Posts

Posted · is the ultimaker 2 hotend all metal?

what components of a hot end are not metal in a hot end that isnt all metal? are there pros and cons for each?

 

In our experience, all metal hotends don't work very with PLA. As they are prone to jamming with PLA. If you just want ABS and other materials, then all metal can work fine. But for PLA it's hell.

(We've spend a LOT of time trying to get a all metal hotend to work for the UM2. Never worked up to our standards)

 

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    • 1 month later...
    Posted · is the ultimaker 2 hotend all metal?

    are you planning the development of an all metal extruder as kit for ultimaker 2?

    I think it that would be a good idea, so it would no longer have to resort to third-party products (E3d...) since for nylon, abs, xt the metal way seems to be the best.

    On other hand supply only one type of extruder for all types of filaments is perhaps a difficult way...

     

  • 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...