Improving extruder pressure problems
2 Jan 2018 14:23
Geeetech G2S Upgrade

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ABS filament printing
Control Board Cooling
Diagonal rods
Extruder pressure
Hot end modifications
Motor currents
Power surge protection
Print bed
Print cooling fan
Repetier Firmware
SD card access
Stabilizing mechanics

I experienced sometimes bad prints, especially when the print speed was high. (see image above). Finally I figured out that had two reasons:

  1. The current for the extruder motors was too low (see: motor currents )
  2. The transport slipped across the filament - means the spring pressure to press the filament against the transport wheel was too weak. This problem I solved by adding some extra springs to increase the pressure: