M300 maintenance is very important to achieve high quality prints every time you use your machine. To keep your M300 efficient and clean, follow the maintenance guides connected with each section of the 3D printer.
|Cleaning the machine and its environment, especially the bottom plate of the printer||Before each printing|
|Checking if the nozzle is not clogged with the material remains||Before each printing|
|Removing the material remains||Before each printing|
|Cleaning the nozzle||After finishing one spool of material|
|Checking if the screws securing the Heater and Thermocoupler are tightened||Every 300 working hours|
|Cleaning the perforated plate||Before each printing|
|Checking the perforated plate for deformation||Before each printing|
|Autocalibration||Every 200 working hours|
|Platform maintenance||Every 300 working hours|
X. Y axes
|Checking if the axes are clean from material remains and dust||Before each printing|
|Removing the material remains from the axes||Before each printing|
|Checking the drive belts tension on the X, Y axis||Every 500 working hours|
|Checking the drive belts tension between the X, Y motors and the axes||Every 500 working hours|
|Checking if the screws securing the pulleys on the X, Y axis and the pulleys on motor axis are tightened||Every 500 working hours|
|Checking if the extruder moves freely when the printer is off.
NOTE: To check the extruder’s mobility, grab the X/Y axis block and move it along the axis. It is better not to move the extruder.
|Every 500 working hours|
|X, Y axes rails lubricating||Every 400 working hours|
|Checking if the screws securing the hotend are tightened||Every 300 working hours|
|Removing the material remains and lumps from the extruder||Every 300 working hours|
|Checking if the fan is working||Every 300 working hours|
|Checking if the Z-axis rails and the screw are clean from material remains||Before each printing|
|Checking if the screws and nuts are tightened.
NOTE: Due to design characteristics, the screws securing the Z-axis screw nut cannot be fully tightened!
|Every 700 working hours|
|Z-axis rails lubricating||Every 400 working hours|
Lifespan of particular components
The table shows an approximate lifespan of parts that are exposed to natural wear and tear. In order to maintain the printer in good condition and to provide the highest priting quality, it’s advisable to replace particular components after an appropriate period of time indicated in the table.
|Nozzle||Hotend||Perforated Plate v2||Extruder Cable||Heater and Thermocoupler||Extruder Fans 40×40|
|Every 250 working hours||Every 350 working hours||Every 700 working hours||Every 500 working hours (when using Printed Extruder Cover v2)||Every 400 working hours||Every 500 working hours|