Cleaning bed tricks

Hi,

I would like to know what’s best solution to clean Snapmaker bed. I had some fine film stick on and can’t remove it with scripper. Can I use accetone to clean it?

Thank you for your inputs

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isoproply-alcohol . Down here in OZ, I use Isocol

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I have the problem getting of the prints for my A350, really hard to get them of and after getting of i had sticky filament at the printing bed.

I‘m using the standard printing sets from luban (70C first layer, 50C printing), before using i cleaned it always with isopropanol.
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Any tips?

hey @Raptor, i use a painters spatula with bent/straightened edges (i don´t know if this translation is understandable,- the profile looks a tiny little bit like a U)
for preparing the next print i take brake cleaner for the bed.

Ok i‘ll have a look.
I don‘t want to damage the bed… most people have problems with the bed (other printers) because the print don’t stick at the first layer.

A friend of mine using an ultrabed in have absolutely no problems. I thought about modifying my A350 and use an ultrabed too, but the problem is the autoleveling and using a induction sensor for it. The sensor wouldn’t detect the glas bed.

i think you could also take a mechanic switch like other printers have.
design a holder on the print head for it and make the electrical connection should be no problem.

i have the stick too much problem with semiflex filament at snapmaker 1,- i use babypowder under the first layer.

Hi folks,

         I found a guys  who prints on carbon sheet and only clean out with 50/50 water and alcool with no mess. I'll give a try and let you know. Here the the link below!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nOKFOLXSPnY

Please don’t use brake cleaner. The print bed and other plastic parts don’t like this agessive cleaners.
I suggest to use it only far away from the printer.
The beta-controller of my SM1 got it’s white “scars” from brake cleaner.

I found a very interesting article about the solubility of PLA:
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convertred from the PDF from: https://www.researchgate.net/post/Solubility_of_PLA

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Is the sensor adjustable (hight)?
If so, i would put it a bit higher (thickness from UB) and put the ultrabed on top of the magnetic bed from SM2.
Or maybe your solution with a mechanic switch.

Yes the height is adjustable. But we don’t recommend adjusting the height of the sensor, as it is properly set at 1.5mm above the print probe out of the factory. The sensor will only detect medal but not other materials such as PLA or ABS.If you do want to adjust the height, be careful and make sure that the sensor does work after adjustment. Otherwise it will cause severe calibration problems. Please note that such adjustment is not covered under warranty.

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I‘ll have a look on this, also had the cali fail issues while fast calibration on point 5 (hits bed)

Are there other people having problems with sticky (heavy to remove) prints?

What are reasons for that? Printing bed to clean?! :wink:
Wrong temps? (Using default 70/50C for my prints)

You might want to send support a message to make sure on this. But assuming you can use it. I would highly recommend every month or 2 (depending on how often you print) that you clean the plate with this. In my experience, a very very small amount of filament is on the plate (not enough for you to see) after so many prints. This can make it harder for your prints to stick. I’m not sure if the V2 can print PETG. Assuming it does, I would do this every 3-5 prints.

Just watch out after doing this. Prints might stick too well.

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