My ptfe is in half

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My ptfe is in half

Post by tom10122 » Sun Oct 28, 2012 5:57 pm

I broke my ptfe tube last night , sent the seemecnc guys an email about another but theres no way I could possibly get it before friday(I'm in NJ where the hurricane is about to hit so no mail or ups) and I really would love to print some stuff when I'm bored since i have no school for the next two days. Would I Run into problems if I try to print with the tube in two pieces?

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Re: My ptfe is in half

Post by michaellatif » Sun Oct 28, 2012 7:26 pm

The new extruder design captures the PTFE tube, so even if the tube is split in several pieces it should stay in place.
In a pinch I had to combine the 'ok' parts of a couple bad PTFE tubings until replacements arrived. So you should be ok.
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