[Lab] Stinky hot ends

Darcy Whyte darcy at siteware.com
Thu Mar 6 09:49:42 EST 2014

I have one of those machines. It smells normal. I'm sure it will gas out....

Darcy Whyte

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On Thu, Mar 6, 2014 at 9:38 AM, Stephen Burke <steve at envirolaser.com> wrote:

>   A friend of mine just installed some new hot ends on his 3D Touch
> printers.
> After installation, and when he turned it on, he noticed a foul stench
> arising from the hot ends.  He said they really stink.
> He mentioned that there is some potting compound on the hot ends and
> thinks that they may not have gone through a bake-out procedure.
> Does anyone know if it is "not unusual" for a hot end to stink, and if so,
> how long does it take for the smell to go away.
> Thanks for any assistance.
> Stephen Burke
> 3D Artist
> www.3DArtwork.ca
> 613-619-1013 cell
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