How tight should extruder be Ender 3?

Your printer extruder should be tight enough where the filament doesn’t have too much or too little pressure– you need to find a middle ground.

How do you check extruder tension in Ender 3?

Ender 3 Feeder Tension

How tight should the extruder spring be?

Your printer extruder should be tight enough where the filament doesn’t have too much or too little pressure– you need to find a middle ground. The best way to do this is to do test prints. It’s best to adjust the tightness based on the printer’s filament type.

How often do you need to level a 3D printer?

In order to stay on the safe side, it is advisable to level the bed before a large print (15 hours or longer) to ensure that it doesn’t fail mid-print. Additionally, it is advisable to re-level the bed every time you change the bed or nozzle temperature.

Why does my 3D printer keep knocking?

Often this “knock over” is due to warping or loss of contact with the baseplate, so that the nozzle isn’t hitting the part but the filament itself is dragging the part along with the nozzle. Every photo there sure looks like the part moved, as you can see strings which should have been over the end-edge.


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