Replacing an Advanced Material Cartridge

Replacing an advanced material cartridge is not the same procedure as replacing standard material cartridges. The formulation that enables advanced materials to print also makes the filament more fragile than ABS or PLA. 

  1. Select CHANGE CARTRIDGE from the SETUP menu.

  1. Select the cartridge to be installed.


NOTE: The print jet will begin to heat.


  1. Gently pull the print jet 2 feed tube from the extruder block and select the checkmark to continue.


NOTE: The print material will begin to back out of the extruder.

 


  1. Once the print material has been extracted from the extruder, cut off the end of the print material. Select the checkmark to continue.

  1. Remove the cartridge from the printer. Select the checkmark to continue.

  1. Insert the cleaning filament into the extruder. Select the checkmark to continue.

NOTE: The metal clamp stops the end of the material from continuing into the extruder. You should not reach this point while cleaning the extruder.

  1. When prompted, pull out the cleaning filament from the extruder. Select the checkmark to continue.

  1. Open the packaging and remove the transit plug from the upper right side of the new cartridge. Select the checkmark to continue.

  1. Pull out 12”/30 cm of material from the cartridge. Select the checkmark to continue.

  1. Insert the filament under the cartridge clamp, through the eyelet and into the feed tube. Continue to feed the filament through the tube until it comes out of the eyelet near the extruder block. Select the checkmark to continue.

  1. Feed the filament until it protrudes 40 mm out of the eyelet near the extruder block. Select the checkmark to continue.

  1. Push the cartridge into position in cartridge bay 2. Select the checkmark to continue.

  1. Gently insert the filament into the extruder. Select the checkmark to continue.

  1. As the material feeds into the extruder, insert the feed tube and eyelet into the extruder block. Select the checkmark to continue.

  1. After some print material has been purged, the nozzle will begin to cool.

  1. Select the checkmark to complete the cartridge installation.