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Mike01Hu
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Filament holder issue

The current filament holder on the MK3S is fine except for handling "springy" filaments where the filament on full reels tries to unwind itself, such that coils of filament flip off and wrap around various protuberances and subsequently jam. A solution would be to add a simple filament guide to the filament holder to keep the filament above the print head and reduce the free movement of filament on the reel.

Posted : 20/11/2019 12:39 pm
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RE: Filament holder issue

I simply made a new spool holder that rotates the spool by 90 degrees to be in line with the extruder movement; no more center of span pushing filament over the spool edges.

Posted : 21/11/2019 12:28 am
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Mike01Hu
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Topic starter answered:
RE: Filament holder issue

@tim-m30

Yes, my comment was to point to the issue but I like your solution. I have my own thoughts and will do a design based on your idea when my current project is complete. Has your holder been published so that I can do a quick print as I have about 1000 hours of printing to do, meaning lots of unattended printing?

Posted : 21/11/2019 1:51 pm
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RE: Filament holder issue

I think this is it ...

SpoolHolder90

Posted : 22/11/2019 12:33 am
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Mike01Hu
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Topic starter answered:
RE: Filament holder issue

@tim-m30

Thanks Tim

Posted : 22/11/2019 3:29 pm
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