The filament drive gear is one of the top areas that can cause you some trouble. This is because it can become clogged with pieces of filament and start to slip. Furthermore, if the extruder uses a set of gears, the gears will wear over time and should be checked for excessive wear, broken or missing teeth, or loose gears.
- Chapter 9: 3D Printer Maintenance: Inspection and Adjustment Tasks
- from Maintaining and Troubleshooting Your 3D Printer
- Publisher: Apress
- Released: September 2014
Extruder Drive Gear
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