What is a Rep Rap style nozzle?
A RepRap style nozzle is characterized by its M6x1.0 threads, 7 mm threaded length, and 12.5 mm overall length. Such nozzles include those from E3D, Olsson, P3D, and Slice Engineering. Please refer to the Vanadium™ Nozzle product page drawings and STEP files on the Documentation Page.
What type of nozzles do the Mosquito™ and Copperhead™ Hotends use?
The Mosquito™, Mosquito™ Magnum, and Copperhead™ Hotends all use the same nozzles - Rep Rap style with an M6x1.0 thread. Please refer to the Vanadium Nozzle product page drawings and STEP files.
I'm experiencing stringing with my Mosquito™, Mosquito™ Magnum or Copperhead™ Hotend. What should I do?
There are multiple things that could cause excessive stringing. Several things to check first are: 1. Is your filament dry? Many filaments are highly hygroscopic, meaning they absorb water from the surrounding air. Filament should always be stored in ...
Should I get the Mosquito™ or the Copperhead™?
The Mosquito™ and the Copperhead™ share our Bimetallic Heat Break™ technology, are both designed for high performance applications, and are beautifully designed and machined in America; but the similarities end there. The Copperhead™ is a traditional ...
I've got plastic residue all over my nozzle or hot block. How do I clean it off?
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 residue with a cotton swab. You can also bake off the residue in an oven ...
Mosquito® vs. Mosquito® Magnum, which one should I get?
The Mosquito® Magnum has the same high temperature performance, small form factor, and light weight as the standard Mosquito® Hotend, but offers a much higher volumetric flow rate of melted plastic. If you routinely print with nozzle sizes of 0.6 mm ...