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ProJet®
x60Pro Series
3D Printers
ProJet 660Pro, ProJet 860Pro
Part Number 95052
Rev. A
5/12/13
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  • Page 1 User Guide ProJet® x60Pro Series 3D Printers ProJet 660Pro, ProJet 860Pro Part Number 95052 Rev. A 5/12/13 All Rights Reserved...
  • Page 2 This information may not be cop[ied or incorporated in any com- mercial programs, books, databases, or in any kind of software without the consent of 3D Systems, Inc. 3D Systems, ProJet, VisiJet and the 3D Systems logo are registered trademarks of 3D Systems Inc. ™...
  • Page 3 Symbols The following symbols are used on the ProJet x60Pro system and in this manual. General Caution: User should use care to avoid possible damage to equipment.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    1.6.3 Storage ..................... 9 1.6.4 Post-Processing Unit (PPU) Interior (ProJet 660Pro Only) ... 10 1.6.5 Post-Processing Unit (PPU) Storage (ProJet 660Pro Only) ..... 11 1.7 ProJet x60Pro Rear View ................ 12 1.8 Service Station..................13 1.9 Parking Caps .................... 14 1.10 Carriage, Print Heads, and Pogo Pins............
  • Page 5 5.8 Cover ......................46 6 Printer Maintenance..............47 6.1 Fast Axis Bearing Lubrication ..............47 6.2 Piston Screw Lubrication - ProJet 660Pro ..........48 6.3 Piston Screw Lubrication - ProJet 860Pro ..........50 6.4 Slow Axis Bearing Lubrication ..............53 6.5 Clean The Alignment Sensor Window ............
  • Page 6 ® ProJet x60Pro Series User Guide 7.9.1 Part Colors Do Not Match PC Monitor Colors ........72 7.9.2 Parts Broken After Automatic Gross Cleaning........72 7.10 Part Quality Issues - Streaky or Striped Parts, Delamination ....74 7.11 Part Quality Issues - Bad Surface Finish ..........75 7.11.1 Bad Horizontal Surface Finish ............
  • Page 7: Projet X60Pro® Series Overview

    1 ProJet x60Pro Series Overview Welcome to the exciting world of 3D Printing with our largest and most capable 3D Printers, the ProJet 660Pro and 860Pro. In addition to their outstanding build volume, the x60Pro Printers incorporate many new features that automate and streamline the 3D printing process. The full-color capability, an easy-to- use design, combined with high-performance composite materials, makes the x60Pro Printers the fastest, most cost-effective 3D printer available today for rapid prototyping.
  • Page 8: Specifications

    ® ProJet x60Pro Series User Guide ProJet x60Pro® Series Overview 1.2 Specifications Printer Dimensions and Type ProJet 660Pro • With top cover closed: Length 76” (193 cm) x Width 30” (76 cm) x Height 57” (145 cm) • With top cover open: Length 76” (193 cm) x Width 36”...
  • Page 9 ® ProJet x60Pro Series User Guide ProJet x60Pro® Series Overview Operating Environment Ambient Temperatures • Maximum Temp. Range: 50-80° F (10 - 26.6° C) • Recommended Temp. Range: 55-75° F (12.7 - 23.9°C) Ambient Relative Humidity • Maximum RH Range: 15 - 60%, non-condensing •...
  • Page 10: Computer/System Requirements

    ® ProJet x60Pro Series User Guide ProJet x60Pro® Series Overview Materials - High Performance Composite ® VisiJet PXL™ Core™ ® VisiJet PXL™ Binder 3D Systems is always evaluating new materials for use with your printer. For the latest information check the Materials section of our Web site: 3dscentral.3dsystems.com.
  • Page 11: Important Terms

    “fine cleaning”. Fine cleaning consists of blowing off the remaining Core material using com- pressed air and brushing the part to loosen any Core that adheres. Fine cleaning is easily accomplished in the onboard Post Processing Unit (ProJet 660Pro) or the separate Core Recycling Station (ProJet 860Pro).
  • Page 12 Print Head - There are five HP11 Print Heads for the ProJet 660Pro and 860Pro. These print heads print the pattern of the part by squirting tiny drops of PXL binder onto the PXL Core material. When a new HP11 print head is installed, the printer runs an automatic purge cycle to clean the print head of its ink and to pre- pare it for dispensing binder.
  • Page 13: Projet X60Pro Components

    ® ProJet x60Pro Series User Guide ProJet x60Pro® Series Overview 1.6 ProJet x60Pro Components The main components of the ProJet x60Pro system are highlighted below. 1.6.1 System Exterior ProJet 860Pro ProJet 660Pro Number ProJet 660Pro ProJet 860Pro Printer Cover Printer Cover...
  • Page 14: Printer Interior

    ® ProJet x60Pro Series User Guide ProJet x60Pro® Series Overview 1.6.2 Printer Interior Number Component Binder Cartridges Debris Separator Heater Vent Vacuum Hose Service Station Deck Fast Axis Assembly Build Bed Front Overflow 3dscentral.3dsystems.com All Rights Reserved 5/12/13...
  • Page 15: Storage

    ® ProJet x60Pro Series User Guide ProJet x60Pro® Series Overview 1.6.3 Storage Number Component Tools and Acessories Storage Cleaning Solution Cartridge Print Head Storage Waste Tray 3dscentral.3dsystems.com All Rights Reserved 5/12/13...
  • Page 16: Post-Processing Unit (Ppu) Interior (Projet 660Pro Only)

    ® ProJet x60Pro Series User Guide ProJet x60Pro® Series Overview 1.6.4 Post-Processing Unit (PPU) Interior (ProJet 660Pro Only) Number Component Air Wand Air Pressure Control Nut Air Hose Heater Vent Carbon Filter Post-Processing Tray Accessory Tray 3dscentral.3dsystems.com All Rights Reserved...
  • Page 17: Post-Processing Unit (Ppu) Storage (Projet 660Pro Only)

    ® ProJet x60Pro Series User Guide ProJet x60Pro® Series Overview 1.6.5 Post-Processing Unit (PPU) Storage (ProJet 660Pro Only) Number Component Tool Basket Parts Trays (shown under Dipping Kit) Accessory Tray 3dscentral.3dsystems.com All Rights Reserved 5/12/13...
  • Page 18: Projet X60Pro Rear View

    ® ProJet x60Pro Series User Guide ProJet x60Pro® Series Overview 1.7 ProJet x60Pro Rear View Number Component Power Switch Power Cord Network Cable Electronics Box (E-Box) Connections 3dscentral.3dsystems.com All Rights Reserved 5/12/13...
  • Page 19: Service Station

    ® ProJet x60Pro Series User Guide ProJet x60Pro® Series Overview 1.8 Service Station Number Component Squeegee Spit Plate Front Overflow 3dscentral.3dsystems.com All Rights Reserved 5/12/13...
  • Page 20: Parking Caps

    ® ProJet x60Pro Series User Guide ProJet x60Pro® Series Overview 1.9 Parking Caps Number Component Parking Caps (5 total) Parking Spittoon (under Parking Caps) 3dscentral.3dsystems.com All Rights Reserved 5/12/13...
  • Page 21: Carriage, Print Heads, And Pogo Pins

    ® ProJet x60Pro Series User Guide ProJet x60Pro® Series Overview 1.10 Carriage, Print Heads, and Pogo Pins 1.10.1 Front View Number Component Print Head (removed) Print Head Contacts Pogo Pins (inside) Septum Print Head (installed) Carriage Cover 3dscentral.3dsystems.com All Rights Reserved...
  • Page 22: Top Inside View

    ® ProJet x60Pro Series User Guide ProJet x60Pro® Series Overview 1.10.2 Top Inside View Number Component Pogo Pins (5 sets total) Septum (5 total) Note: Carriage cover shown removed. 1.11 Control Knob Operations Push the Control Knob once to: •...
  • Page 23: Lcd Menu Overview - Projet 660Pro

    ® ProJet x60Pro Series User Guide ProJet x60Pro® Series Overview 1.12 LCD Menu Overview - ProJet 660Pro Main Menu Printheads Submenu Build Chamber Submenu Post Process Submenu Vacuum Main Menu > Main Menu > Main Menu Change Printheads Raise Platform...
  • Page 24: Contact 3D Systems

    ® ProJet x60Pro Series User Guide ProJet x60Pro® Series Overview 1.15 Contact 3D Systems If you have any questions about your 3D Printer or the 3D Print/3D Edit Pro Software, please contact your local Reseller/Service Provider. If they are unable to help, contact us directly.
  • Page 25: Setup And Print The Build

    This section will briefly introduce you to using 3DPrint to get your part ready to build. Then it will show you how to get your ProJet x60 ready and actually print your part. For all the details on using 3D Print, refer to the 3DPrint User Manual.
  • Page 26: Check The Default Settings

    3D Print, and that the printer is Online. 3. Print in Monochrome instructs the printer to ignore any color information contained in your 3D model and print a completely white, monochrome part. (ProJet 260C and 460Plus only) 4. Click OK.
  • Page 27: Print The Build

    ® ProJet x60Pro Series User Guide Setup And Print The Build A clean, properly prepared Build Bed 2.6 Print the Build 1. Select Build > on the Toolbar to display the Printing Options dialog. • Layer Print Range allows you to print either the entire build or just a selected range of layers.
  • Page 28: Dry The Part

    ® ProJet x60Pro Series User Guide Setup And Print The Build • Cross-section view (2D) of the current build • Part orientation of the current build as it is printing, in the X-Z Axis (side view) 2.7 Dry The Part When your part is finished printing, the printer runs a drying cycle.
  • Page 29: Fine Cleaning

    ® ProJet x60Pro Series User Guide Setup And Print The Build NOTE: Unused Core that is emptied or vacuumed from the Build Bed is recycled back into the printer Feeder so it can be used for future builds. 2.10 Fine Cleaning...
  • Page 30: Fine Cleaning In The Crs

    ® ProJet x60Pro Series User Guide Setup And Print The Build 2. Open the printer top cover. From the main menu on the LCD select ACCESS BUILD PLATE 3. Raise the cart using the foot-operated jack so that the cart is level with the bottom of the build plate. Be careful the cart is not too low - it can damage the service station or the front of the printer.
  • Page 31: Next Step: Cleaning The Printer

    ® ProJet x60Pro Series User Guide Setup And Print The Build Important: For thin-walled or delicate parts, start with light air pressure. 4. Using the Air Wand or Air Gun, remove all remaining Core on the part. The vacuum will collect the Core through the perforated floor of the Core Recycling Station and recycle it into the Core Tray under- neath.
  • Page 32: Routine Cleaning

    ® ProJet x60Pro User Manual Routine Cleaning 3 Routine Cleaning This chapter describes the routine cleaning you should complete after every build. This will prepare the printer for the next build and keep the printer running smoothly and problem free. These tasks take only a few minutes to perform but make a huge difference in how well your printer runs.
  • Page 33 ® ProJet x60Pro User Manual Routine Cleaning 5. Return the empty Debris Separator to its holder. Be sure to push the Separator flat against the panel for a secure fit. 3dscentral.3dsystems.com All Rights Reserved 5/12/13...
  • Page 34: Clean The Parking Caps

    ® ProJet x60Pro User Manual Routine Cleaning 3.3 Clean The Parking Caps The Parking Caps keep the print heads from drying out between print jobs. Cleaning the Parking Caps after every build results in longer lasting print heads and precise accuracy during printing.
  • Page 35 ® ProJet x60Pro User Manual Routine Cleaning 4. Squirt the distilled water onto the Caps. The water should drain out through the Spittoon under the Caps. 5. Use a dry paper towel to wipe the caps clean. 6. Remove the paper towels from the Build Bed and Deck. Wipe up any water on the Build Bed, Fast Axis or Deck.
  • Page 36 ® ProJet x60Pro User Manual Routine Cleaning 3dscentral.3dsystems.com All Rights Reserved 5/12/13...
  • Page 37: Clean The Fast Axis Rails And Carriage

    ® ProJet x60Pro User Manual Routine Cleaning 3.4 Clean The Fast Axis Rails and Carriage Keeping the Fast Axis Rails and Carriage clean will keep the Carriage moving smoothly and thus optimize printing accuracy. 1. Pull the Fast Axis toward you.
  • Page 38: Clean The Service Station

    ® ProJet x60Pro User Manual Routine Cleaning 3.5 Clean The Service Station The function of the Service Station is to clean the print heads during printing. Clean the Service Station after every build to remove residue buildup and to ensure the printer runs optimally for your next print job.
  • Page 39: Example - Clean Service Station

    ® ProJet x60Pro User Manual Routine Cleaning 3.5.2 Example - Clean Service Station Number Description Wash Holes Clean and Open Squeegee Clean and Dry Spit Plate Clean Housing Clean Overflow and Build Bed Clean 3.5.3 Cleaning Procedure 1. Place paper towels around the Service Station, and between the Service Station and the Build Bed.
  • Page 40 ® ProJet x60Pro User Manual Routine Cleaning 3. Position the squirt bottle close to the station and squirt water on and around the squeegee. 4. Use the cotton swabs or a paper towel and wipe the front and back of the squeegee. Use the Pick to scrape excess Core out of any corners.
  • Page 41 ® ProJet x60Pro User Manual Routine Cleaning 6. Wipe off any water or cleaning solution on the Wash Holes. Thoroughly wipe the Service Station clean. 7. Install a needle onto the small syringe. Gently push the tip of the needle through each of the six Wash Holes to clear them.
  • Page 42: Post-Processing

    ® ProJet x60 Series User Guide Post-Processing 4 Post-Processing After your 3D model is dry and fine cleaned, it can be infiltrated. When high strength is not critical, Water Cure is a quick, easy way to finish parts. The best concept models are made using ColorBond™. Strength- Max™...
  • Page 43 ® ProJet x60 Series User Guide Post-Processing • Wear a lab coat or smock, gloves, face shield, or goggles. • Apply in a well-ventilated area. • Specialized containers are recommended for applying StrengthMax. Have a catch pan, waxed paper, or plastic drop cloth available for catching spills.
  • Page 44: Additional Operations

    5.1 The Printer Status Dialog The Printer Status dialog keeps you appraised of everything your ProJet x60Pro needs to start your print job. The two examples below show what appears when the printer is ready to print, and when it’s not ready.
  • Page 45: Not Ready To Print

    ProJet 860Pro User Guide Additional Operations ® 5.1.2 Not Ready to Print If there are not enough materials to complete the job, or the printer is not properly prepared, a mes- sage appears similar to the examples in red above. When any one of these messages appears, the Print button is disabled.
  • Page 46: Change Print Head(S)

    ProJet 860Pro User Guide Additional Operations ® 5.2 Change Print Head(s) If the Printer Status dialog indicates one or more print heads needs changing, follow the steps below. 1. On the Control Panel select , then . Continue holding in the...
  • Page 47 ProJet 860Pro User Guide Additional Operations ® 6. Lift the print heads to be replaced out of their slots and properly recycle or dispose of any empty car- tridge(s). 7. Get an alcohol swab (included with your Startup Kit). Snap it to break the glass inside, and squeeze the tube to saturate the swab 8.
  • Page 48 ProJet 860Pro User Guide Additional Operations ® 9. Remove the new printhead from its packaging. Be sure to pull the tape tab off of the new printhead. 10. Insert each new printhead. Press down firmly on the top of the printhead, at the same side as the pogo pins, to securely fit a printhead into its slot.
  • Page 49: Add Binder

    ProJet 860Pro User Guide Additional Operations ® 5.3 Add Binder If there is not enough binder in one or more of the cartridges, 3DPrint displays BINDER LOW in the Printer Status dialog. Important: Do not add binder unless you are prompted to in the 3DPrint Printer Status dialog.
  • Page 50 ProJet 860Pro User Guide Additional Operations ® 4. Select VACUUM on the LCD menu. The vacuum starts. Direct the nozzle inside the container so it pulls up a continuous stream of Core material. TIP: To check that Core is getting into the Feeder, look at the Debris Separator. You should see material moving through the window when the vacuum is running.
  • Page 51: Add Cleaning Solution

    ProJet 860Pro User Guide Additional Operations ® 5.5 Add Cleaning Solution If there is not enough cleaning solution, 3DPrint displays ADD CLEANING SOLUTION in the Printer Sta- tus dialog. Important: Do not add cleaning solution unless you are prompted to in the 3DPrint Printer Status dialog.
  • Page 52: Position Build Piston (Build Bed)

    ProJet 860Pro User Guide Additional Operations ® 5.7 Position Build Piston (Build Bed) The Build Bed platform must be in its proper position at the top of the Build Bed in order for the printer to fill the bed and spread a layer of Core before starting a print job. If you see the message...
  • Page 53: Printer Maintenance

    ZPrinter 850 User Manual Printer Maintenance ® 6 Printer Maintenance This chapter details how to perform maintenance on your printer and how to prepare your printer for stor- age if you will not be running it for extended periods. Most of these procedures are only performed when you are prompted to in the 3DPrint Maintenance dialog.
  • Page 54: Piston Screw Lubrication - Projet 660Pro

    Number Component Oil Reservoir Oil Reservoir Cap 6.2 Piston Screw Lubrication - ProJet 660Pro 1. Remove the back cover panel of the printer. 2. Remove the right side panel. 3. On the LCD display, select BUILD CHAMBER > LOWER PLATFORM.
  • Page 55 ZPrinter 850 User Manual Printer Maintenance ® Number Component Waste Tray Piston Screw Pocket for Cleaning Solution Cartridge 6. Reach into the left end of the printer and wipe the Piston Screw clean of old grease, dust, etc. 7. Touch the grease gun to the Piston Screw and squeeze the trigger twice at the top of the Piston Screw (under the Build Bed), and then squeeze the trigger once at the middle of the Piston Screw.
  • Page 56: Piston Screw Lubrication - Projet 860Pro

    10. Wipe off any grease that may collect at the bottom of the screw with a paper towel. Replace the side and back cover panels. 6.3 Piston Screw Lubrication - ProJet 860Pro Frequency: When prompted to in 3D Print. 1. Remove the back cover panel of the printer.
  • Page 57 ZPrinter 850 User Manual Printer Maintenance ® Number Component Front Piston Screw Right Rear Piston Screw Left Rear Piston Screw Blower Motor Waste Tray 3dscentral.3dsystems.com All Rights Reserved 5/12/13...
  • Page 58 ZPrinter 850 User Manual Printer Maintenance ® 6. Reach into the right end of the printer and wipe the 3 Piston Screws clean of old grease, dust, etc. If reaching the left rear screw is too difficult, also remove the left side panel and reach in from there as shown below.
  • Page 59: Slow Axis Bearing Lubrication

    ZPrinter 850 User Manual Printer Maintenance ® 8. Spread the grease up and down the Piston Screw to evenly distribute it over the entire length of the screw. 9. Move the Build Bed up and down through its full range of travel a couple of times to finish lubricating the screw.
  • Page 60: Clean The Alignment Sensor Window

    ZPrinter 850 User Manual Printer Maintenance ® 7. Squeeze the trigger 2 - 3 times or until you feel the tension change and then STOP. Do not over- grease. 8. Unsnap the grease gun from the fitting. Replace the plastic cover. 9.
  • Page 61: Clean The Fast Axis Pulleys

    ZPrinter 850 User Manual Printer Maintenance ® Note: Do not wipe the bottoms of the print heads. 4. Dry thoroughly with a clean paper towel. 6.6 Clean The Fast Axis Pulleys Frequency: On a regular schedule, depending on your usage. Or, whenever the printer has problems or errors related to the Fast Axis motion.
  • Page 62: Clean The Slow Axis Rails And Pulleys

    ZPrinter 850 User Manual Printer Maintenance ® 6.7 Clean The Slow Axis Rails and Pulleys Frequency: On a regular schedule, depending on your usage. Or, whenever the printer has problems or errors related to the Slow Axis motion. 1. Unsnap the top deck from the chassis by pulling up at the front edge. 2.
  • Page 63 ZPrinter 850 User Manual Printer Maintenance ® 3. On the LCD select VACUUM to turn the vacuum on. Thoroughly vacuum the area around the slow axis rails. Number Component Slow Axis Rails Ends of Rail 4. Using a paper towel dampened with distilled water clean the slow axis rails on both sides. Carefully clean any debris from the ends of the left rail (see also next step).
  • Page 64 ZPrinter 850 User Manual Printer Maintenance ® 5. Using the pick from the Accessories Kit, reach below the slow axis rail and carefully remove any debris or Core from the teeth of the pulley. Slide the fast axis assembly forward and back to rotate the pulley and expose all the teeth.
  • Page 65 ZPrinter 850 User Manual Printer Maintenance ® 9. Line up the cutout in the deck with the Service Station. 10. Press down on the front, middle and rear of the deck to snap all 6 retainers back into position. 3dscentral.3dsystems.com All Rights Reserved 5/12/13...
  • Page 66: Clean The Spreader Roller

    7. Make sure the roller is completely dry before attempting to spread any Core. 6.9 Printer Storage Preparation The ProJet x60Pro should never be turned off so it can automatically service the print heads and exercise the moving components during idle times.
  • Page 67: Troubleshooting The Projet X60Pro

    7 Troubleshooting the ProJet x60Pro If you should encounter any problems with your ProJet x60Pro, the steps below will help you troubleshoot the problem and, in most cases, correct it yourself. If you need to call service, we’ve provided a list of the information to have ready for your Service Provider.
  • Page 68: Try This First

    ProJet 860Pro User Manual Troubleshooting the ProJet x60Pro ® 7.1 Try This First Before calling for service, follow these steps: 1. Clean the machine thoroughly! This includes all parts of the deck, service station, axis rails, pulley teeth, and pogo pins. Remove any debris build up at the ends of travel, on the axis rail and even on the axis rail supports.
  • Page 69: Problems Powering Up

    ProJet 860Pro User Manual Troubleshooting the ProJet x60Pro ® 7.2 Problems Powering Up If your printer does not power up normally, use the flowchart below. 3dscentral.3dsystems.com All Rights Reserved 5/12/13...
  • Page 70: Print Head Errors/ Weak Parts

    ProJet 860Pro User Manual Troubleshooting the ProJet x60Pro ® 7.3 Print Head Errors/ Weak Parts There are a number of Error Codes the printer may report that all relate to the print heads, and that all share a common set of solutions. The same solutions also apply to parts that are weak and break too eas- ily.
  • Page 71 ProJet 860Pro User Manual Troubleshooting the ProJet x60Pro ® 3dscentral.3dsystems.com All Rights Reserved 5/12/13...
  • Page 72: Alignment Errors

    ProJet 860Pro User Manual Troubleshooting the ProJet x60Pro ® 7.4 Alignment Errors If you have run an alignment pattern and the printer reports that the alignment has failed, follow the trou- bleshooting flowchart below. How to do it If it passes alignment but the print quality is not OK, see Section 7.3, ’Print Head Errors/ Weak...
  • Page 73: Motion Errors - Fast Axis

    ProJet 860Pro User Manual Troubleshooting the ProJet x60Pro ® 7.5 Motion Errors - Fast Axis There are a number of Error Codes the printer may report that all relate to the Fast Axis, and that all share a common set of solutions.
  • Page 74 ProJet 860Pro User Manual Troubleshooting the ProJet x60Pro ® 3dscentral.3dsystems.com All Rights Reserved 5/12/13...
  • Page 75: Motion Errors - Slow Axis

    ProJet 860Pro User Manual Troubleshooting the ProJet x60Pro ® 7.6 Motion Errors - Slow Axis There are a number of Error Codes the printer may report that all relate to the Slow Axis, and that all share a common set of solutions.
  • Page 76 ProJet 860Pro User Manual Troubleshooting the ProJet x60Pro ® 3dscentral.3dsystems.com All Rights Reserved 5/12/13...
  • Page 77: Network Errors - Cannot Connect To Printer

    ProJet 860Pro User Manual Troubleshooting the ProJet x60Pro ® 7.7 Network Errors - Cannot Connect to Printer If you have trouble connecting to your printer over the network, follow the troubleshooting flowchart below. 3dscentral.3dsystems.com All Rights Reserved 5/12/13...
  • Page 78: Network Errors - Packet Timeout

    ProJet 860Pro User Manual Troubleshooting the ProJet x60Pro ® 7.8 Network Errors - Packet Timeout Explanation: The Packet Time Out error is a result of lost or impaired communication between the printer and the PC. A Packet Time Out error may also occur if the file is too large and the PC cannot transfer the file data fast enough.
  • Page 79 ProJet 860Pro User Manual Troubleshooting the ProJet x60Pro ® Solution: If your parts are thin-walled or just small, you may want to consider not using the automatic Empty Build Chamber feature. We also recommend that you generate a fixture with bumpers to support your part during the automatic empty build chamber cycle.
  • Page 80: Part Quality Issues - Streaky Or Striped Parts, Delamination

    ProJet 860Pro User Manual Troubleshooting the ProJet x60Pro ® 7.10 Part Quality Issues - Streaky or Striped Parts, Delamination Explanation: Streaky or striped parts are caused either by Core buildup on the print head, a failed print head, or an electrical issue within the printer. Delamination (layers splitting apart) may be due to a print head that is caked with Core, or a pause in network communications.
  • Page 81: Part Quality Issues - Bad Surface Finish

    ProJet 860Pro User Manual Troubleshooting the ProJet x60Pro ® 7.11 Part Quality Issues - Bad Surface Finish The problems behind bad surface finish on parts will be different depending on whether the rough surface is in the vertical plane or the horizontal plane.
  • Page 82: Miscellaneous Problems

    ProJet 860Pro User Manual Troubleshooting the ProJet x60Pro ® Solution - Print Heads Troubleshoot using Section 7.3, ’Print Head Errors/ Weak Parts’. Solution - Motion Problems • Clean the Fast Axis Rails. See Section 3.4, ’Clean The Fast Axis Rails and Carriage’.
  • Page 83: Binder Cartridge Is Full But 3Dprint Indicates Empty

    ProJet 860Pro User Manual Troubleshooting the ProJet x60Pro ® 7.12.2 Binder Cartridge is Full But 3DPrint Indicates Empty Explanation: This is usually caused by a damaged binder cartridge, or a failure in the binder cartridge pocket. Solution: • Remove and reseat the binder cartridge. Check the following: •...
  • Page 84: Error Codes And Messages - Background Details

    5 print heads every time a print head is replaced. The ProJet x60Pro will prompt you when a print head has reached its maximum life and requires changing. Change the print head according to the instructions in this manual.
  • Page 85: Additional Information

    ProJet 860Pro User Manual Troubleshooting the ProJet x60Pro ® ERROR CODE Error 2303 (0) Explanation: If the error shows 2303 (0) it means that there is excessive friction on the slow axis rails, or something is obstruct- ing the travel path of the axis. If the error is 2303 (1), it means that...
  • Page 86 ProJet 860Pro User Manual Troubleshooting the ProJet x60Pro ® • Log File (obtainable through the 3DPrint Software Service Menu) • .INI File (Obtainable through the 3DPrint Software Service Menu) • SPREAD.CSV File (Obtainable through the 3DPrint Software Service Menu, Receive File option) •...
  • Page 87 ZPrinter ® 850 User Manual Index Numerics Dimensions and Type - Printer, 2 Dry The Part, 22 3D Print Setup dialog, 20 3D Print, Main Window, 19 3D Printing description, 1 Error 1000, 64 Error 1001, 64 Error 1003, 64 , 78 Add Binder, 43 Error 1004, 64...
  • Page 88 ZPrinter ® 850 User Manual Index Information, 17 Printer Status Dialog, Raise Build, 46 Install 3D Print, 19 Printer Status, Dialog, 21 Installation, ZPrint/ZEdit, 19 Printer Storage, 60 Printing Dialog, 21 Printing the Build, 21 Purge, Definition, 6 Layer Thickness, 3 LCD, Definition, 6 Lubrication, Fast Axis Bearing, 47 Lubrication, Piston Screw, 48...

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