How to unclog jammed extruder nozzle
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This video shows a simple way to unclog an obtruded 3D print Stepstruder which had a foreign object impeding the smooth flow of molten plastic.
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- Place the USB microscope at a desired location
- Turn on the heat on the Stepstruder
- Bend outwards a wire of a small steel brush. The diameter of each wire may not be bigger than 0.3 mm
- Carefully insert the wire into the stepstruder to unclog it
See how to do this at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MJu_JycbIN4
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