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Maintenance schedule

To keep your 3D printer in optimal condition we recommend the following maintenance schedule assuming you print 1.500 hours a year.

Maintenance schedule

Every print again

  • Check if the print head fan is running after heating up
  • Clean the print head and nozzle

Every month

  • Clean the 3D printer
  • Check all arms
  • Clean the slide wheels

Every 3 months

  • Check tension and wear of belts
  • Check for play on the slides
  • Clean the feeder/extruder motor
  • Clean the Bowden tube

Every 12 months

  • Replace the main Bowden tube
  • Replace the feeder/extruder gear

If the usage frequency is higher, we recommend performing more frequent maintenance on your printer to ensure optimal printing results.

Are you just going to start your first print? Please ready our guide for the first time print.

Having problems with your prints? Please have a look at our troubleshooting guides.