How do you release print from bed?
If you can cool your print down even lower than room temperature, then it should contract more and self-lift off the print bed. The easiest way to do this is to place your whole print, including the bed, inside a refrigerator. You can leave it there for an hour or so, and it should be much easier to remove after.
How do you remove ABS from a glass bed?
Using an old emptied nail polish bottle with brush, I added some acetone and then threw in ABS pieces until it reached a brush-able consistency. I then brush it on the glass build plate where I believe the print will occur, and it works very well. On removal of the part the coating comes with it.
What should I use to clean my Monoprice mini 3D?
The nozzle is a bit more complicated to clean out, but the best option is using a nozzle hand drill or piano wire. Both of these options would go in from the nozzle tip and help push out any stuck, burnt, or dry filament. If your nozzle is still not extruding, continue to our guide on cleaning out clogs.
How can I Clean my Select mini printer?
The feeding gears on the Select Mini printer are easy to access and can be cleaned without removing any parts. The gear can be cleaned out with any small pick that can fit between the gear teeth. Another common option is using compressed air to help push out any stubborn debris.
What kind of tape to use on print bed?
Usually the tape comes off easily from the print bed but, if it does not, it is safe to use an adhesive remover. Once the bed is clean from your old tape, we recommend using 2 or 3-inch tape on the bed. You will need to lay the pieces of tape across the bed while not overlapping or having too much space between them.
How often should I lubricate my mini 3D printer?
For the Z-axis, the printer runs on a threaded screw-like pole. For this pole, we recommend (sparingly) using a PTFE-based grease. In general, the Z-axis should be maintained once every 6 months whereas the X and Y axis should be lubricated when you notice them become dry or rigid.