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[title] Testing your ExtruderExtruder/Hotend
[* icon_note] The terms Extruder, Hotend, and Nozzle are many times used interchangeably in 3D printing

[* black] Lower your Leveling Platform by moving the Z axis to the 100mm positionwith a G1 Z100 code
[title] Testing your ExtruderExtruder/Hotend
[* icon_note] The terms Extruder, Hotend, and Nozzle are many times used interchangeably in 3D printing

[* black] Lower your Leveling Platform by moving the Z axis to the 100mm positionwith a G1 Z100 code
[* black] Once again use a straigtened length of filament and insert it directly into the white filament tube coming from the 3d printer head. Push the filament until you can no longer push it. Make sure you leave the 3D Print Head in the Attachment Mount
[* red] Using the manual control tab, turn your extruder heater on to 210 degrees. First select the extruder icon, shown by the ''red circle''. Then either either drag the temperature bar to 210, or type 210 into the temperature setting box, shown by the ''red arrow''
[* green] Check that the Nozzle reaches the target temperature from the read out that is shown in the first image. You can check two places, both are shown by the ''green arrow''.
[* green] When it reaches 210 degrees use your hands to hold the filament tube and push the filament into the 3D Print Head
[* icon_note] This will require a fair amount of force, remember you are pushing a 1.75mm piece of plastic through a 0.4mm hole
[* yellow] Once you see filament coming out of your Extruder, similar into the third image, push through a few inches of Filament. You have now verified the "Printer head" is working correctly