Maintenance work should be regular in order to keep the device in good condition and achieve high quality results every time. Some parts require maintenance before each process and some every few hundred working hours. All maintenance activities do not take much time and are not complicated. Remember to always wear gloves and glasses.

The following tables present maintenance guidelines connected with each section of the Zortrax Apoller, together with specific check points, necessary activities and their frequency.

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Main

ACTIVITY FREQUENCY SOLUTIONS TO THE PROBLEMS NECESSARY ACCESSORIES
Cleaning the solvent tray After each smoothing process Soak a piece of cloth in isopropyl alcohol, acetone or butanone (MEK), and thoroughly clean the residue left in the solvent tray -safety gloves and glasses,
-a piece of cloth,
-chemical or degreasing substance,
Cleaning the chamber After a few smoothing processes or when visible residue accumulates in the chamber Soak a piece of cloth in isopropyl alcohol, acetone or butanone (MEK), and thoroughly clean the sides of the chamber -safety gloves and glasses,
-a piece of cloth,
-chemical or degreasing substance,
Cleaning the platform After each smoothing process or when needed Soak a piece of cloth in isopropyl alcohol, acetone or butanone (MEK), and thoroughly clean the platform -safety gloves and glasses,
-a piece of cloth,
-chemical or degreasing substance,
Cleaning the door After each smoothing process or when needed Soak a piece of cloth in isopropyl alcohol, acetone or butanone (MEK), and thoroughly clean the door. Focus on the point of contact between the door and the gasket -safety gloves and glasses,,
-a piece of cloth,
-chemical or degreasing substance,
Cleaning the gasket Before each smoothing process Soak a piece of cloth in isopropyl alcohol, acetone or butanone (MEK), and thoroughly clean the gasket, directing the cloth along the gasket’s profile. The gasket should not be cleaned with the use of sharp tools. -safety gloves and glasses,
-a piece of cloth,
-chemical or degreasing substance,
Cleaning the drain tube After each smoothing process After cleaning the solvent tray, use a brush to clean the tip of the drain tube to avoid any blockages -safety gloves and glasses,
-a piece of cloth,
-a brush,
-chemical or degreasing substance,
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Solvent System

ACTIVITY FREQUENCY SOLUTIONS TO THE PROBLEMS NECESSARY ACCESSORIES
Adding the solvent Right after receiving a notification Follow the procedure of adding the solvent (User Guide page 31) -safety gloves and glasses,
-a wash bottle
-acetone or butanone (MEK)
Changing the solvent When needed or once a month Follow the procedure of changing the solvent (User Guide page 33) -safety gloves and glasses,
-a bottle for the remaining solvent,

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