Mosquito® Magnum+™ Health and Safety Warnings and Release of Liability

Mosquito® Magnum+™ Limited Warranty, Limitations of Warranty and Disclaimer of Liability, Health and Safety Warnings

LIMITED PRODUCT WARRANTY. Slice Engineering® warrants that the Mosquito® Magnum+™ (the “Product”) will, at the time of purchase by the first retail purchaser (“End User”), comply with the product specifications (the “Specifications”) published by SLICE ENGINEERING, LLC (“Slice” or the “Company”). This warranty is made only to the End User and is not assignable.

PRODUCT WARRANTY DISCLAIMER. LIMITATION OF DAMAGES. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW AND EXCEPT FOR THE EXPRESS LIMITED PRODUCT WARRANTY SET FORTH IN THIS AGREEMENT, SLICE MAKES NO (AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL) WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, WITH RESPECT TO THE PRODUCTS SUPPLIED UNDER THIS AGREEMENT, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NONINFRINGEMENT, OR ARISING FROM COURSE OF PERFORMANCE, DEALING, USAGE OR TRADE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, SLICE MAKES NO CLAIM, REPRESENTATION, OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND AS TO THE UTILITY OF THE PRODUCTS FOR THE END USER’S INTENDED USES. 

REMEDY FOR BREACH OF WARRANTY AND LIMITATION OF DAMAGES. If notified in writing of a valid warranty claim within three months of the date of purchase by the End User, Slice will, at its option, (i) correct the non-conforming Product so that it materially complies with the Specifications; (ii) provide a replacement Product; or (iii) terminate the Agreement and refund the purchase price paid for the Product. Slice shall not be obligated to correct, cure, or otherwise remedy any nonconformity or defect in the Product if the End User has made any changes whatsoever to the Product, if the Product has been misused or damaged in any respect, or if the End User has not reported to Slice the existence and nature of such nonconformity or defect promptly upon discovery thereof. IN NO EVENT SHALL SLICE BE LIABLE FOR ANY PUNITIVE, RELIANCE, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING LOST REVENUE, LOST PROFITS, OR LOST SAVINGS) IN EXCESS OF THE PURCHASE PRICE OF THE PRODUCT, HOWEVER CAUSED AND UNDER ANY THEORY, EVEN IF IT HAS NOTICE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.  This section states Slice’s entire liability and the End User’s sole and exclusive remedy for breach of warranty.

ASSUMPTION OF LIABILITY. 3D printers are useful machine tools when installed with Slice Engineering® hotends in accordance with proper safety protocols by 3D printer manufacturers and professional automation engineers. The Mosquito® Magnum+™ Hotend, configured with dual 50W heaters, is a powerful industrial tool designed for installation and configuration by 3D printer manufacturers and professional automation engineers and is inherently dangerous. By installing and/or operating the Mosquito® Magnum+™ Hotend, you agree to take responsibility for any and all risks associated with the installation and operation of the Mosquito®  Magnum+™ Hotend.

WARNING: Read all safety warnings and all instructions. Failure to follow the warnings and instructions may result in electric shock, fire, and/or serious injury. SAVE ALL WARNINGS AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR FUTURE REFERENCE.

GENERAL MACHINING AND FABRICATION EQUIPMENT SAFETY WARNINGS
  1. Work area safety:
    1. Keep the work area clean and well-lit. Cluttered or dark areas invite accidents.
    2. Do not operate 3D printers in explosive atmospheres, such as in the presence of flammable liquids, gases, or dust. 3D printers create heat which may ignite dust or fumes.
    3. Keep children and bystanders away when operating a 3D printer. Distractions can cause you to lose control of the 3D printer.
  2. Electrical safety:
    1. 3D printer plugs must match the outlet. Never modify the plug in any way. Do not use any adapter plugs with earthed (grounded) power tools. Unmodified plugs and matching outlets will reduce the risk of electrical shock.
    2. Avoid body contact with earthed or grounded surfaces such as pipes, radiators, ranges, and refrigerators. There is an increased risk of electric shock if your body Is earthed or grounded.
    3. Do not expose 3D printers to rain or wet conditions. Water entering a 3D printer will increase the risk of electric shock.
    4. Do not abuse the cord. Never use the cord for carrying, pulling or unplugging the 3D printer. Keep the cord away from all heat, sharp edges, or moving parts. Damaged or entangled cords increase the risk of electric shock.
    5. When operating a 3D printer with an extension cord, only use cords suitable for the applicable power load. The use of a cord suitable for the applicable power load reduces the risk of electric shock and fire.
    6. If operating a 3D printer in a damp location is unavoidable, use a residual current device (RCD) protected supply. The use of an RCD reduces the risk of electric shock.
  3. Personal safety:
    1. Stay alert, watch what you are doing and use common sense when operating a 3D printer. Do not use a 3D printer while you are tired or under the influence of drugs, alcohol or medication. A moment of inattention while operating a 3D printer may result in serious personal injury.
    2. Use personal protective equipment and always wear eye protection. Protective equipment such as dust masks, gloves, or protective clothing appropriate to the conditions will reduce personal injuries.
    3. Prevent unintentional starting. Ensure the switch is in the off-position before connecting to a power source, picking up, or handling components of a 3D printer.
    4. Remove all metal objects, adjusting key(s) or wrench(es) before turning the 3D printer on. A metal object, wrench, or key can conduct electricity, as well as heat, which may result in personal injury, equipment damage, or fire.
    5. Do not overreach. Keep proper footing and balance at all times. This risks injury in unexpected situations.
    6. Dress properly. Do not wear loose clothing or jewelry. Keep your hair, clothing, and gloves away from moving parts. Loose clothes, jewelry, or long hair can be caught in moving parts.
    7. Devices for the collection and extraction of dust, when connected and properly used, can reduce dust-related hazards.
    8. Operate only in well ventilated areas.
    9. Use only non-toxic plastics and filaments.
  4. 3D printer use and care:
    1. Do not force the 3D printer to perform beyond its rated power output or temperature capabilities. Use the correct 3D printer for your application. The correct 3D printer will do the job better and safer at the parameters for which it was designed.
    2. Do not use the 3D printer if the power switch does not turn it on and off. Any 3D printer that cannot be controlled with the power switch is dangerous and must be repaired.
    3. Disconnect the plug from the power source before making any adjustments, changing accessories, or storing the 3D printer. Such preventive safety measures reduce the risk of starting the power tool accidentally.
    4. Store idle 3D printers out of the reach of children and do not allow persons unfamiliar with 3D printers or these instructions to operate the power tool. 3D printers are dangerous in the hands of untrained users.
    5. Maintain the 3D printer. Check for misalignment or binding of moving parts, breakage of parts, and any other condition that may affect the 3D printer's operation. If damaged, have the 3D printer repaired before use. Accidents can result from poorly maintained 3D printers.
    6. Use the 3D printer, accessories, and nozzles, etc., in accordance with these instructions, taking into account the working conditions and the work to be performed. Use of the 3D printer for operations different from those intended could result in a hazardous situation.
  5. Service:
    1. Have your 3D printer serviced by a qualified repair person using only identical replacement parts. Doing so will ensure that the safety of the power tool is maintained.
MOSQUITO® MAGNUM+™ SAFETY WARNINGS
  1. Adherence to instructions:
    1. This Product comes with high-powered electronics. All installation and assembly instructions must be adhered to.
    2. Installation and assembly instructions can be found at: https://support.sliceengineering.com/portal/en/kb/slice-engineering/assembly-instructions
    3. After reading the instructions, if you are still unsure of how to install and configure the Mosquito® Magnum+™ Hotend correctly, please contact our customer support team.
  2. Plastic structural components in proximity to the hotend: When installing the Mosquito® Magnum+™ Hotend in the 50W configuration, or any other Slice Engineering® hotend in a 50W configuration, all plastic structural components used between the hotend and the nearest linear guide rail:
    1. Must be made of a material with a deflection temperature at 0.45 MPa (per ISO 75) of at least 90°C
    2. Have solid infill to help dissipate heat
    3. Use solid metal threaded inserts, not helical inserts, where threads are required
  3. Single 50W heater installation:
    1. The Mosquito® Magnum+™ Hotend configured with a single 50W heater is suitable for most non-industrial applications when operated by individuals familiar with 3D printer operations.
  4. Dual 50W heater installation:
    1. Installation of dual 50W heaters (i.e. 100W of total heating power) into the Mosquito® Magnum+™ Hotend should be performed by a professional 3D printer manufacturer or professional automation engineer. 
    2. Electrical current limitations of the 3D printer and its components must not be exceeded
    3. Temperatures can exceed 600°C, which can ignite plastic and cause third-degree burns if touched.
    4. Use of attachments between the hotend and guide rail must be composed of metal structures to a metal recirculating ball bearing carriage riding on a metal guide rail.
    5. Metal attachments must be configured such that excess heat generated in a failure scenario involving runaway heating, combined with the malfunction of the heatsink fan, temperature sensor, or liquid cooling system, can dissipate through the metal structure of said attachments reducing the risk of injury, fire, and damage to the 3D printer.
    6. Attachment by plastic structures is prohibited if dual 50W heaters are installed since plastic restricts the dissipation of heat, may soften and structurally fail, increasing the risk of injury, fire, and damage to the 3D printer.
    7. Implementation of redundant temperature sensors is recommended.

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