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.
What is a Rep Rap style nozzle?
A Rep Rap 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...