PLA curling at the nozzle

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Re: PLA curling at the nozzle

Post by GAP » Thu Oct 28, 2021 9:04 pm

-steves- wrote: Thu Oct 28, 2021 6:58 pm
GAP wrote: Wed Oct 27, 2021 9:27 pm
-steves- wrote: Wed Oct 27, 2021 10:41 am

You should be pushing the cleaning "pin" down into the nozzle, not up, otherwise you are pushing the blockage up, ready for it to be pushed back into the nozzle. Again, ensure the hot end is preheated :thumbup:
I pulled the filament out before pushing the wire up, nozzle at 200C then I replaced the filament and hand fed a large amount through the nozzle to clear it.
I will look at the nozzle again to see if I can get it out without breaking anything, the mount feels flimsy plus I have to remove the fan and cover to get at the nozzle.
That's odd, on all my Enders I just use the spanner straight on nozzle, I don't have to take anything off?
Mine has a rubber boot covering the majority of the nozzle that has to be removed to get at the nut part, only accessible after removing cover.

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Re: PLA curling at the nozzle

Post by -steves- » Fri Oct 29, 2021 6:57 pm

Seems to be way more covered than mine, but I would still just try pressing firming with a decent spanner and it should just squash the silicone enough to undo it and do it back up.

Link to "decent" spanner in the loosest terms possible. I might order one for myself as I don't have the 7mm one. Yours should be the 6mm one.

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