Calibrating the Printer

  • Charles Bell


The most important aspect of setting up your printer for the first time is calibrating the mechanisms to produce the correct movement in all three axes and the accurate extrusion of filament. Failing to do this or rushing through this process can result in a number of issues with your printer. Some of these may not be obvious until you print a very large object or even an object with sufficient detail, such as overhang or gap coverage.


Stepper Motor Digital Caliper Dial Gauge Cold Extrusion Thread Pitch 

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© Charles Bell 2014

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  • Charles Bell
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  1. 1.VAUS

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