New Taz 6

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New Taz 6

Post by Dropcode » Wed Feb 01, 2017 3:24 pm

Received my taz 6 today from amazon and while unpacking I noticed my silicone pad is pretty ragged around the edges

Will this affect the function of the heated bed
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Re: New Taz 6

Post by piercet » Wed Feb 01, 2017 3:43 pm

That's a bunch of the paper liner that comes on the pads before they adhere to the glass. As paper is somewhat flammable, I would say "yes" . Was that sold via Amazon by Lulzbot proper, or was that a rebuild being sold as a brand new printer by an unscrupulous seller? I'd be quite frankly shocked if a bed left the factory like that. Can you post some pictures of the packaging it was shipped in as well? Also check the printer for signs of wear on the bearings and rods. You may want to call support directly.

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Re: New Taz 6

Post by jebba » Wed Feb 01, 2017 3:53 pm

I'd need a better picture, but there shouldn't be anything flammable there, I'm not sure what you mean.

It doesn't look like a factory bed though, either.

FWIW, I don't think I've ever seen a bed like that.

Was the tape on there painter's tape? It kind of looks like it. What we use is a light blue, non-permanent tape.

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Re: New Taz 6

Post by Dropcode » Wed Feb 01, 2017 4:29 pm

It was a painters tape and it was sold by Amazon. Is that not the factory bed?

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Re: New Taz 6

Post by Dropcode » Wed Feb 01, 2017 4:30 pm

And I'll get a better picture when I get home
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Re: New Taz 6

Post by kmanley57 » Wed Feb 01, 2017 5:17 pm

I have seen beds like that. You are seeing the silicon has detached and exposed the fiber weave inside of the pad that the wires are running in. That is a 'recycled/reused' heat pad pretty sure.
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Re: New Taz 6

Post by catzcradle » Wed Feb 01, 2017 6:50 pm

Something is definitely fishy. The bed should not look like that. The adhesive is all bubbled/funny looking. It should look super clean.

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Re: New Taz 6

Post by piercet » Wed Feb 01, 2017 9:22 pm

Look at the wires under the bed too, there's something wrong there. I still think the tan stuff is remnants of the liner paper though that the seller half ass removed unless that is actually jagged rubber, which is even worse.

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Re: New Taz 6

Post by Dropcode » Wed Feb 01, 2017 9:45 pm

It was sold directly from amazon shipped from amazon

It appears that the rubber is torn
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Re: New Taz 6

Post by Davec3275 » Wed Feb 01, 2017 11:16 pm

I received my Taz 6 from Amazon today as well and my bed looked fine. Only issue of note is some gunk (technical term) on the hot end.

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