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, its interior and surroundings, especially the bottom plate under the platform||Before each printing|
|Cleaning the motherboard and the power supply unit from dust using compressed air.||Every 100 working hours|
|Checking if the hotend and the nozzle are not clogged
and if they are clean from material residues
|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 Thermocouple 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|
|Checking if the axes and the extruder guide rails are clean from material remains and dust||Before each printing|
|Removing the material remains from the axes and the extruder guide rails||Before each printing|
|Checking the tension of the drive belts on the X/Y axes||Every 500 working hours|
|Checking the tension of the drive belts between the motors and the X/Y axes||Every 500 working hours|
|Checking if the screws on the X/Y axes and the motors pulleys 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|
|Lubricating the X/Y axes and the extruder guide rails||Every 400 working hours|
|Checking if the screws securing the hotend are not loose
and, if necessary, tightening them
|Every 300 working hours|
|Removing the material remains and lumps from the extruder||Every 300 working hours|
|Checking if the fans are working||Every 300 working hours|
|Checking if the Z-axis screw and rails are clean from
|Before each printing|
|Checking if the screws and nuts are properly secured.
NOTE: Due to design characteristics, the screws securing the Z-axis screw nut cannot be fully tightened!
|Every 700 working hours|
|Lubricating the Z axis and rails||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|