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3D Printer Safety Instructions

Dos and don'ts

• Don’t put any liquids into your extruder.
Whether it’s boiling water, acetone, or anything in between, it’s not going to help and it could do a lot of harm.

• Don’t overheat your extruder.
We set temperature limits in our software for your safety and for the extruder’s safety, so don’t use anything other than the installed heaters to heat your extruder – don’t use blowtorches, and don’t detach parts of the extruder and put them in the oven.

• Don’t use sharp tools to remove objects from the build plate – using a knife or a razor blade to remove prints is just as likely to hurt you as it is to help.

• Don’t turn your printer off immediately after finishing a print.
Give the extruder fans time to cool the extruder first.

• Don’t drill out your extruder nozzle or drive any kind of metal tool through the nozzle. If you change the shape or size of your nozzle, the slicer will not be able to create accurate toolpaths.

• Don’t try to replace your extruder nozzles.
The nozzles are very securely attached to the extruder, and trying to remove them might result in the threaded portion of the nozzle shearing off and remaining inside the thermal core.

• Do make sure small and medium-sized prints work well before leaving your printer unattended for long prints.

• Do be careful with the ceramic insulation on your extruders’ thermal cores.
Hitting them with tools or gripping them with pliers might break off parts of the ceramic insulation.

 

Safety and compliance

Potential safety hazards that could harm you or others or cause product or property damage.
WARNING: The 3D Printer generates high temperatures.
Always allow the printer to cool down before reaching inside.

WARNING: The 3D Printer includes moving parts that can cause injury.
Never reach inside the 3D Printer while it is in operation. 

WARNING: Do not leave the 3D Printer unattended during operation.
CAUTION: Use caution when printing with materials that have not been approved by the manufacture for use with the 3D Printer. 
CAUTION: In case of emergency disconnect power supply from wall socket.
CAUTION: The socket outlet must be located near the equipment and must be easily accessible
CAUTION: The 3D Printer melts plastic during printing.
Plastic odors are emitted during this operation.
Make sure to set up the 3D Printer in a well-ventilated area.

 

RADIO AND TELEVISION INTERFERENCE This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules.
These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.
This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.
However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation.
If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be interference by one or more of the following measures:

• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.

• Increase the separation between the equipment and the receiver.
receiver is connected.

• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

Changes and Modifications not expressly approved by the manufacturer or registrant of this equipment can void your authority to operate this equipment under Federal Communications Commission rules.

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  • Jul 18, 2018 12:25:10 PM