HP Designjet 3D User Manual

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    HP Designjet 3D Removal System User Guide...

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    © 2010 Hewlett-Packard Legal Notice Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. The only warranties for HP Products and services are set forth in the express warranty statement accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents 1 Introduction ..........................1 How to use this guide....................1 Learn more! ......................1 Safety information ....................1 2 Overview ..........................2 How it works......................2 Startup kit contents....................3 Major components ....................4 Control panel ......................5 3 Setup ............................

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    9 Supplemental Information ...................... 20 HP Limited Warranty Statement ................20 Declaration of conformity..................23 Regulatory and Environmental Information ............... 24 Glossary ............................. 26 Glossary of terms....................26...

  • Page 5: Introduction, How To Use This Guide, Learn More, Safety Information

    Maintenance, and Troubleshooting. Read each section carefully so that you will get the best performance from your HP Designjet 3D Removal System. Learn more! An electronic User Guide is available for the HP Designjet 3D Removal System. This guide provides information on the following topics: •...

  • Page 6: Overview, How It Works

    Overview The HP Designjet 3D Removal System is specifically developed to provide efficient removal of support material from models built with HP Designjet 3D printers. How it works The system removes support material by immersing models in a bath of water with a specific amount of cleaning agent bags added to the cleaning agent receptacle.

  • Page 7: Startup Kit Contents

    Startup kit contents Figure 2 Startup Kit Contents Inlet hose - 1.52 m (5 ft.) Power cord Euro - 1.52 m (5 ft.) Power cord UK - 1.52 m (5 ft.) Drain hose - 1.52 m (5 ft.) Hose clamp Startup kit contents...

  • Page 8: Major Components

    Major components Figure 3 Major components Cleaning Agent Receptacle Cleaning Tank Strainer Model Basket Model Bag Control Panel On/Off Switch and Power Cord Receptacle Chapter 2 Overview...

  • Page 9: Control Panel

    Control panel Figure 4 Control Panel Cleaning tank level button Full cleaning tank level LED Half cleaning tank level LED Cycle length button Long cycle length LED. Medium cycle length LED. Short cycle length LED. Progress LEDs Process error LED Start cycle button Cancel button Control panel...

  • Page 10: Setup, Connecting The System

    The operating environmental humidity must be between 20% to 80%, non condensing. • Consult your area's requirements regarding the disposal of the HP Designjet 3D Removal System effluent prior to use. A permit or form of pre-treatment may be required in your area.

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    Connect the water hose Screw on the end of the water supply hose to the back panel of the system. Securely tighten the fitting clockwise. Turn on the water and make sure there are no leaks. Figure 6 Water hose connections Plug in the system Securely plug one end of the supplied power cord into the receptacle at the back of the system and the other end of the power cord into a grounded receptacle.

  • Page 12: Operation, Cleaning Models

    Operation Cleaning Models Power on the system Power on the system using the On/Off switch above the power cord receptacle on the back of the system. Add models All models must be placed in the model basket and the model lid adjusted. The model basket lid ensures the models remain submerged during the cleaning process.

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    Cleaning tank level Based on the model lid position, select either a full (upper lid position) or half (lower lid position) cleaning tank level by pressing the cleaning tank level button. A full cleaning tank level is approximately 15.14 L (4 gals.) and a half cleaning tank level is approximately 7.57 L (2 gals). Cleaning agent bag(s) Select the number of cleaning agent bag(s) to be used based on Table 1...

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    Empty all the contents of the specified number of cleaning agent bag into the cleaning agent receptacle as directed (see Table Do not use more than the specified amount of cleaning agent bags. Doing so will NOTE exceed pH levels for wastewater disposal. Avoid handling the contents of the cleaning agent bag.

  • Page 15: Other Information

    Table 2 should also be used as a general guideline for selecting cycle lengths for most models.There are some factors that cause the support removal process to take longer such as model geometry, small support filled crevices, small blind holes, or low water temperature coming into the system.

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    Canceling the cleaning cycle To cancel the cleaning cycle at anytime, press the cancel button on the control panel. The system will stop and drain the cleaning tank. Before the system completely turns off, the cleaning tank may refill with water for a final rinse (depending on where the system is in the cleaning cycle) and then drains again.

  • Page 17: Maintenance, Inspecting And Cleaning The Strainer, Cleaning, Model Bag

    Maintenance Inspecting and cleaning the strainer The strainer at the bottom of the cleaning tank should be cleaned before every use of the system to maintain optimal system performance. Remove the strainer from the cleaning tank and rinse under water until the strainer is clean. Place the strainer back in the cleaning tank after cleaning. Cleaning The system should be cleaned once a month or sooner as needed.

  • Page 18: Troubleshooting

    If you still experience problems, call Customer Service. The HP Designjet 3D Removal System has been designed to allow the end user to resolve most operating problems. When a problem is encountered, read through this troubleshooting section.

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    Problem Recommendation Models not clean Make sure all the contents of the specified number of cleaning agent bag(s) is used. Make sure the correct cleaning tank level is selected. Make sure the correct cycle length is selected. Repeat the cleaning cycle. Make sure the model basket is used to submerge models in the cleaning solution and the correct lid position is selected.

  • Page 20: Support, Introduction, Hp Professional Services

    HP Professional Services Knowledge Center Enjoy a world of dedicated services and resources to ensure you always get the best performance from you HP Designjet 3D products and solutions. Join the HP community at the Knowledge Center for 24x7 access to: •...

  • Page 21: Contact Hp Support

    If you call one of the Hewlett-Packard offices, please have the following information available to help us answer your questions more quickly: • The HP Designjet 3D Removal System you are using (the product number and the serial number, found on the label at the back of the system). Telephone number...

  • Page 22: System Specifications, Physical Specifications, Facility Specifications, Power Specifications, Ecological Specifications

    220–240V~ 9A 50 Hz 1200W Ecological specifications This product complies with European Union WEEE and RoHS Directives. For the up-to-date ecological specifications of your HP Designjet 3D Removal System, please go http://www.hp.com/ and search for “ecological specifications”. 18 Chapter 8 System Specifications...

  • Page 23: Environmental Specifications, Acoustic Specifications

    Environmental specifications Temperature range 15°C to 30°C (59°F to 86°F) Relative humidity range 20% to 80% Heat emission 2500 BTU/hr typical Acoustic specifications Operating sound pressure at bystander 60 dB (A) Environmental specifications...

  • Page 24: Supplemental Information, Hp Limited Warranty Statement

    HP service engineer visits), are not covered by HP’s Limited Warranty. For HP Designjet 3D Removal System, the use of a refilled or non-original HP consumable product (cleaning agent bag) does not affect either HP’s Limited Warranty to you or any HP support contract with you.

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    Customer self-repair warranty service. HP products are designed with many Customer Self Repair (CSR) parts to minimize repair time and allow for greater flexibility in performing defective parts replacement. If during the diagnosis period, HP identifies that the repair can be accomplished by the use of a CSR part, HP will ship that part directly to you for replacement.

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    You are responsible for the security of your proprietary and confidential information and for maintaining a procedure external to the system for reconstruction of lost, or altered files, data, or programs. HP IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR DAMAGE TO OR LOSS OF ANY FILES, STORED BY YOU ON THE SYSTEM'S HARD DISK OR OTHER STORAGE DEVICES.

  • Page 27: Declaration Of Conformity

    Local contacts for regulatory topics only http://www.hp.com/go/certificates/ EMEA contact: Hewlett-Packard GmBH, HQ-TRE, Herrenberger Strasse 140, 71034 Böblingen, Germany. USA contact: Hewlett-Packard Company, Corporate Product Regulations Manager, 3000 Hanover Street, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. Phone: (650) 857 1501.

  • Page 28: Regulatory And Environmental Information

    The Regulatory Model Number for your product is BCLAA-0904. This regulatory number should not be confused with the marketing name (such as HP Designjet 3D Removal System) or product numbers (such as Z####X, where Z and X are any single letter and # is any number).

  • Page 29: Environmental Product Stewardship Program, Recycling Program

    MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet) You can obtain current Material Safety Data Sheets for the HP Designjet 3D Removal Cleaning Agent Bag used in the system by mailing a request to this address: Hewlett-Packard Customer Information Center, 19310 Pruneridge Avenue, Dept. MSDS,Cupertino, CA 95014, U.S.A.

  • Page 30: Glossary, Glossary Of Terms

    A filter to prevent larger pieces of waste materials from passing into the drain outlet. Tank Level/Tank Load The amount of water added to the HP Designjet 3D Removal System to fully submerge the models being cleaned. Users may choose either Half or Full tank levels.

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