The extruder in the Inventure printer ensures not only material feeding, heating and extruding but also allows changing the two materials respectively in the dual material printing process. Therefore, if the extruder does not heat up or does not change the materials and you can hear a clicking sound which indicates that the material changing mechanism is blocked, the extruder needs replacing.

NOTE! If any material is loaded into the extruder, unload it before replacing the unit.

Unplugging the Power Cable

Turn off the printer and unplug the power cable.

Opening the Top Door

Open the top door.

Unplugging the Extruder Cable

Unplug the extruder cable.

Unplugging the Lower Extruder Fan Cable

Unplugging the Lower Extruder Fan Cable

Unplug the lower extruder fan cable.

Unlocking the Material Guides

Unlock the material guide tube switches on both sides of the extruder using a slotted screwdriver.

Detaching the Material Guides

Bend the outer material guide gently and move it up and down until you detach it. Repeat this step with the other material guide. Detach both material guide tubes from the extruder.

Unscrewing the Extruder

Unscrew the two screws securing the extruder.

Extruder Removal

Remove the extruder from the printer.

Extruder Assembly

Place the new extruder back in the printer.

Screwing the Extruder

Secure the extruder with the two screws.

Attaching the Material Guides

Attach the material guide tube to the extruder. Next, install the outer material guide gently in its place. Repeat this step with the other material guide.

Locking the Material Guides

Lock the material guide tube switches on both sides of the extruder using a slotted screwdriver.

Plugging the Lower Extruder Fan Cable

Plugging the Lower Extruder Fan Cable

Plug the lower extruder fan cable in.

Plugging the Extruder Cable

Plug the extruder cable in.

Closing the Top Door

Close the top door.

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