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Reattaching glass thermistor to bed

Posted: Tue Feb 27, 2018 10:50 am
by Traiger
So, we removed the 100k Honeywell Thermistor on our Taz 5 bed and now can't find a good adhesive to reattach it to the silicon mat. We tried e6000 which did not work, it never seemed to cure on the silicon mat. I searched the forums and have not found anything that addresses this issue. Before I commit to buying a new bed I want to see if you all have suggestions or experience with this issue. Thanks!

Re: Reattaching glass thermistor to bed

Posted: Tue Feb 27, 2018 4:27 pm
by kcchen_00
Hmm... I won't ask why you removed the thermistor... :-)

Maybe a high temp RTV silicone or this can re-attach? Not sure if either will stick to silicone...

Actually... this is advertised to stick silcone to silicone: https://www.smooth-on.com/products/sil-poxy/

Re: Reattaching glass thermistor to bed

Posted: Wed Feb 28, 2018 9:08 am
by Traiger
Wasn't me that removed the thermistor :lol:

Right now I'm running with duct tape as a band-aid solution until I buy some proper adhesive. I'm going to try out the Permatex stuff later this week. Thanks!

Re: Reattaching glass thermistor to bed

Posted: Wed Feb 28, 2018 10:43 am
by kmanley57
RTV Black gasket maker is what I use to use to re-attach heat beds to bare glass plates, so it will probably work also. Will look UGLY but will probably work just fine.

Re: Reattaching glass thermistor to bed

Posted: Mon Mar 12, 2018 11:26 am
by Ernesto Renteria
Hello everyone

I had to remove the thermistor because it burned, I replaced it with a new one from the same brand (100k Honeywell Thermistor), after connecting the heat bed again, the printer does not detect the temperature of the bed.

Also buy a new heat bed, but the same thing happens, when I connect it, does not detect it, it does not heat up.

Any idea what might be happening?

Thanks!!

Re: Reattaching glass thermistor to bed

Posted: Mon Mar 12, 2018 7:47 pm
by kmanley57
You might check the bed cable connectors on the back of the control box and make sure they are not burnt.