The tiny screws connecting the Mosquito™ Heat Sink to the Mosquito™ Hot Block are loose. What should I do?
Those screws are M1.4x0.3, length 10, and are assembled with red thread locker. The thread locker can lose it's effectiveness if the hotend is disassembled and reassembled. Please remove the screws, wipe off the old thread locker, and apply a new coat. The screws should be retightened to 0.12 Nm of torque.
Mosquito® Installation Instructions
Mosquito® Installation Instructions Mosquito Performance Advantages Swap nozzles with ease in 10 seconds with the Slice Engineering™ Mosquito all-metal hotend. The patented Mosquito design resists the torque of nozzle changes; no longer must you ...
Mosquito Assembly and Disassembly Instructions
Mosquito™ Assembly/Disassembly Instructions In addition to its many performance benefits, the Mosquito™ hotend is a modular design that is relatively simple to assemble and disassemble with the included tools. Disassembly Tools needed: Hex keys 9mm ...
I've got plastic residue all over my nozzle or hot block. How do I clean it off?
That sounds like a personal problem... Just kidding, we'll still help. We recommend cleaning the Vanadium™ Nozzles and Mosquito™ or Copperhead™ Hot Blocks by either heating them up on your 3D printer or with a heat gun, then wiping off the plastic ...
Mosquito™ Magnum+ Dual Heater Configuration for RepRapFirmware 3.0+
The first method of configuring a dual heater Mosquito™ Magnum+ is using two heaters in parallel, acting as a single heater with double the power. The second configuration involves each heater being tied to its own extruder heater output and then ...
How to avoid clogging?
All hotends can clog at times, and all-metal hotends can be more prone to clogging with PLA. However, there are a few things to check to ensure that clogging is minimized: Airflow direction: The hotend cooling fan can be positioned on either side of ...