Maintenance work should be regular in order to keep the printer in good condition and achieve high quality prints every time. Some parts require maintenance before each print and some every few hundred working hours. All maintenance activities do not take much time and are not complicated. Before commencing any repair, it is important to turn off the printer and let it cool down. Remember to always wear gloves and glasses.

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

1

Main

ACTIVITY FREQUENCY SOLUTIONS TO THE PROBLEMS NECESSARY ACCESSORIES
Cleaning the machine, its interior and surroundings Before each printing process Remove dust and drops of resin from the machine with paper towels. If it’s necessary, use IPA -paper towels,
-IPA,
-safety gloves
Checking the degree of wear of the carbon filter and if it’s necessary, cleaning it Every 500 working hours
Replacing the filter Every 3-4 months The filter is installed in the back right corner of the printer’s housing -a new filter
Cleaning the LCD screen Every time the resin tank is removed Soak a paper towel in IPA and clean the LCD screen -paper towels,
-IPA,
-safety gloves
Cleaning the UV cover Once a week Clean the cover from dust using a soft cloth. NOTE! Do not use IPA or chemical detergents for that purpose -a soft cloth
2

Resin Tank

ACTIVITY FREQUENCY SOLUTIONS TO THE PROBLEMS NECESSARY ACCESSORIES
Cleaning the underside of the FEP film Every time the resin tank is removed Soak a paper towel in IPA and clean the underside of the FEP film -paper towels,
-IPA,
-safety gloves
Checking if there are residues of cured resin in the tank Before each printing process Use a plastic spatula and slightly mix the resin to check if there are any residues in the liquid -a plastic spatula,
-safety gloves
Checking if there are residues of cured resin on the FEP film Before each printing process Empty the resin tank. If there are any resides of cured resin on the FEP film, remove them using a plastic spatula -a plastic spatula,
-safety gloves
Emptying the resin tank After each printing process Insert the resin filter into the silicone funnel and pour the resin left in the tank into the bottle. -resin filter,
-silicone funnel,
-bottle of resin,
-paper towels,
-a plastic spatula,
Cleaning the resin tank Every time the resin type or color is changed Insert the resin filter into the silicone funnel and pour the resin left in the tank into the bottle. Follow the instructions from the manual: Resin Tank Cleaning -resin filter,
-silicone funnel,
-bottle of resin,
-paper towels,
-a plastic spatula,
-Ultrasonic Cleaner (optional)
Replacing the FEP film Once the FEP film becomes bent, deformed, or perforated Follow the instructions from the manual: FEP Film Replacement -a new FEP film,
-a screwdriver,
-paper towels,
-IPA,
-safety gloves
3

Platform

ACTIVITY FREQUENCY SOLUTIONS TO THE PROBLEMS NECESSARY ACCESSORIES
Cleaning the platform Before each printing process Cured resin should be removed using a spatula. Liquid resin should be removed using a paper tower -spatula,
-paper towels,
-Ultrasonic Cleaner (optional)
Calibration After each failed print or after three completed printing processes Adjust the platform’s position and tighten the platform screw. The platform has to properly adhere to the LCD screen. Follow the instructions in the manual: Calibration

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