Maintenance work should be regular in order to keep the Zortrax DSS in good condition. Some parts require maintenance before each process of dissolving the support and some every few hundred working hours. All maintenance activities do not take much time and they are not complicated. Before commencing any repair it is extremely important to turn off the device and let it cool down. Remember to always wear safety gloves and glasses. The Zortrax DSS Station is delivered with a full set of tools needed to carry out maintenance and service work.
The following tables present maintenance and repair guidelines connected with each section of the Zortrax DSS Station, together with specific check points, necessary activities and their frequency.
|ACTIVITY||FREQUENCY||SOLUTIONS TO THE PROBLEMS||NECESSARY ACCESSORIES|
|Water exchange||Every time before starting the process of dissolving the support structures or once the water becomes more and more murky/milky while removing support from a big model||Empty the Zortrax DSS station. Rinse and fill it with water||–|
|Cleaning the interior of the Zortrax DSS Station (the heater and the temperature sensor) and the rinsing basket||During each water exchange||Fill the Station with a little amount of water and clean the heater and the temperature sensor with a brush. Clean the basket under running water||A brush|
|Removing limescale from the heater and the temperature sensor||Every 1000 working hours||Use a descaler to remove limescale. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions||–|