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Tech Tip: Fortus 250mc Tip Replacement Instructions

By Ron Militante on November 22, 2016

To ensure optimum performance, it’s important to inspect your machinery on a daily, weekly and monthly basis and monitor proper upkeep. Like any other piece of equipment, Stratasys Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) 3D printers also require preventative maintenance from time to time. For instance, at around 2,000 hours of use, it’s a good idea to check and replace the tips on various FDM technology. In our blog, we will walk you through step-by-step Fortus 250mc tip replacement instructions. Here’s how:

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Step 1: Install New Modeling Base

Step 2: Unload Materials

Step 3: Remove Cover

Step 4: Remove Tips

Step 5: Install New Tip Shields

Step 6: Install New Tips into Heater Blocks

Step 7: Reinstall Head Cover

Step 8: Load Material

Step 9: Calibrate

Step 10: Adjust

Stratasys designed the Fortus 250mc tip replacement to be easy for clients to do in-house, but we know that questions might arise. If you need help replacing a tip on one of your FDM 3D printers or with any other preventative maintenance, please reach out to our tech support or download a full description of instructions below.

Download Tip Replacement Guide