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Preventative and Scheduled Maintenance for Markforged Composite Systems

Brandon Boulden

The following article will walk through the steps needed to find the print hours of your Markforged composite system. This will help to keep track of specific items that need to be replaced at regular intervals. 

To access your print hours, first, go to the Menu area.

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From here, navigate to Settings.

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Next, select System Info.

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Lastly, your print hour statistics can be accessed by clicking on the "Trophy" icon. This will give you a print system time in a days-hours-minutes combo.

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After Every Print

  • Wash the print bed with warm water and paper towels
  • Confirm that nozzles are clean

Periodic Maintenance

  • Check bed level
    • Desktop Printer: Shim Bed Level Utility
      • Every 2-4 prints
    • Industrial Printer: Laser Bed Level Utility
      • Every few weeks
  • Check for updates
  • Inspect material pathway tubes for wear

Every 250 Print Hours

  • Check belt tension

400 print hours replacements:

  • Plastic Nozzle
  • Fiber Nozzle

1000 print hours consumable replacements:

  • Feed Tubes
    • Plastic
    • Fiber (if applicable)
  • Bowden Tubes
    • Plastic
    • Fiber (if applicable)

 If you are in need of these parts to replace, please contact: 3dpSupport@hawkridgesys.com

**Consumable parts are covered under Markforged Success Plan **

 

 

 

 

 

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