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Introduction

The heart of the printer, the Extruder is responsible for melting filament and extruding it with high precision out of a small orifice (hole) in the nozzle.

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  1. M3x12 socket head
    • M3x12 socket head

  2. Insert wisdom here.
    • Insert wisdom here.

  3. M3x10 socket head M3x10 socket head
    • M3x10 socket head

  4. M3x30 socket head M3x30 socket head
    • M3x30 socket head

  5. M3x16 socket head
    • M3x16 socket head

    • ▶ Video: Feeder Bearing (3s, no narration)

    • The bearing should spin. If it doesn't, loosen the screw a little bit.

  6. M3x16 socket head
    • M3x16 socket head

  7. M3x16 socket head M3x16 socket head
    • M3x16 socket head

    • ▶ Video: Loose Latch (3s, no narration)

  8. M3x30 socket head
    • M3x30 socket head

    • ▶ Video: Feeder Arm Rotating (3s, no narration)

  9. Hotend shroud
    • Hotend shroud

    • Hotend fan cover

    • Hotend fan

    • Plastite screws (super smart screws specifically designed not to get loose in plastic) (4)

  10. Make sure the LED strip is at the bottom as shown. Make sure the LED strip is at the bottom as shown.
    • Make sure the LED strip is at the bottom as shown.

  11. plastite screws plastite screws
    • plastite screws

  12. M3x25 socket head
    • M3x25 socket head

  13. a short piece of PTFE tubing
    • a short piece of PTFE tubing

    • ▶ Video: Align the Drive Gear (1min, narration)

Conclusion

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