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Calibrate your printer This article will try to show you the best ways to calibrate your printer, and how to fine-tune your slicer settings for your chosen filament. Calibrate extruder steps/mmShould be done into the air with no nozzle pressure. Teaching Tech has described how to do this here. Level Read more…

XYZ – Belt Tensioning

App for tuning: I use this app for tuning the belts: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.stonekick.tuner For XY! Try using the note A1to B1 as a start and tension from there. Remember that too tens belts are worse than loose Try to get both sides same note but it is more important that the Read more…

The Bowden Path

The Bowden Tube The path for guiding the filament from the extruder to the hotend is a standard PTFE/Teflon tube at 2mm ID 4mm OD for 1.75 mm filament I recommend approximately 80 cm of ptfe for this path The Rod To hold up the bowden tube and cablingĀ  while Read more…

X-Idler Placement

How to place the idlers on a CoreXY 3d Printer? So since we are dealing with smooth and toothed idlers it is important to place them correctly inside the X-Idler brackets on the X axis Here is how it looks like seen from the motor side of the printer – Read more…