3d printer maintenance and specifications

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Shop Area: Rapid Prototyping

Tool: 3D Printing

Requires in-person training: No

Procedure Number

MT 120-01, Rev. 1




A guide for using the following 3D Printers:

  • Lulzbot Mini
  • Lulzbot TAZ6
  • Gigabot GB2
Lulzbot TAZ6
Lulzbot TAZ6




List of Specifications

  • Lulzbot Mini
    • Auto-bed leveling, auto-nozzle cleaning, an easy carry handle, new Cura software, and a low maintenance PEI print surface
    • Print Volume: 6in x 6in x 6.2in (152mm x 152mm x 158mm). Layer resolution as fine as 50 micron and as coarse as 500 micron, depending on part geometry and speed/finish requirements
    • Maximum temperatures of 300°C (572°F) for the hot end and 120°C (248°F) open a world of material possibilities.
    • Top Print Speed: 275mm/sec (10.8 in/sec) at 0.18 mm layer height
    • Modular tool head carriage design allows plug-and-play with different print heads for growing selection of 3D printing filament materials
    • 3D printing software programs, Cura LulzBot Edition comes standard. Other compatible software includes OctoPrint, BotQueue, Slic3r, Printrun, MatterControl, etc.
  • Lulzbot TAZ6
    • The TAZ 6 features an all-metal HotEnd.
    • Machine comes standard with automatic bed leveling and self-cleaning capabilities.
    • Print Surface: Heated borosilicate glass bed covered with PEI film
    • Print Area: 280mm x 280mm x 250mm (11.02in x 11.02in x 9.8in)
    • Top Print Speed: 200mm/sec (7.9in/sec)
    • Print Tolerance: 0.1mm (0.0039in) in X and Y axes. Z axis is dependent on layer thickness
    • Layer Thickness: 0.050mm – 0.50mm (0.002in – 0.02 in), Dependent on nozzle size
    • Capable Materials: ABS, PLA, HIPS, PVA, wood filled filaments, Polyester (Tritan), PETT, bronze and copper filled filaments, Polycarbonate, Nylon, PETG, conductive PLA and ABS, UV luminescent filaments, PCTPE, PC-ABS.
    • Filament Diameter: 3.00mm

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