Flexystruder Lulzbot Taz4

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Flexystruder Lulzbot Taz4
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This printer is setup to print with flexible media, such as Ninjaflex

How to Use

How To Print


  1. Check the bed is clean. It does not requires ABS juice and this SHOULD NOT be used.
  2. Turn on the Power Supply connected to the printer and the printer electronics, that's 2 switches.
  3. You may want to pre-heat the printer now. The menu system is operated by pressing and rotating the wheel, you want Click -> Prepare -> Preheat ABS (or PLA).
  4. Generate a toolpath using http://slic3r.org Slic3r]
  5. Once Slic3r is installed load the configuration file with File -> Load config, then add your model in STL format, change any setting you might like to, then click export gcode.

  6. Put your *.gcode toolpath file on an SD card and load it into the left side of the LCD display, there is an SD card provided.
  7. Clear any extrudate from the stainless steel nozzle.
  8. Click -> Print from SD -> Your_File.gcode.

The printer uses the Taz4 profile in cura. Do not update the firmware.

The nozzle size is .35mm

Print speed for ninjaflex is 30mm/s, retraction 30mm/s, 1mm.

Now sit back and enjoy your print. Turn the power supply and printer off when you are done.

If you need to stop Taz

  1. Click -> Stop Print.
  2. Click -> Prepare -> Cooldown.
  3. Click -> Prepare -> Disable Steppers.
  4. Then pull the bed forward by hand.

If you are unsure, just turn the Power Supply off and look for someone who can help. Don't leave the hot nozzle touching the bed if you can avoid it.



Machine specifications


Physical Dimensions

Overall Dimensions: 680mm x 520mm x 515mm (26.8in x 20.5in x 20.3in)

Weight: 11kg (24.25lbs)


Power Requirements: 100 - 240 VAC

Temperature: Maximum operating temperature (Extruder), 300C

Temperature: Maximum operating temperature (Heated Bed), 110C

Further information including instructions can be found on the LulzBot website here

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