The Ultimaker 3 is a reliable and user-friendly 3D printer, and with the HardCore Print Core you can now bring your designs to life with abrasive materials like NylonX or Carbon Fiber PRO Series PLA. This Print Core comes with a 0.4mm hardened nozzle installed and with 6 more in the box. Also included is a jig to support the print core and a wrench to change the nozzle. This pack is everything you need to bring abrasive filaments to your Ultimaker 3 today.
Everything you need to swap nozzles is included
The HardCore comes pre-assembled with a 0.4mm hardened nozzle, but the kit also includes these other sizes:
No matter what you want to create with abrasive materials on your Ultimaker 3, the HardCore Print Core has the nozzle to make it happen! The 0.5mm Stainless Steel nozzle is special because filament does not stick to the nozzle, which alleviates any blobbing and unwanted artifacts left on the surface of your print.
The number one rule when changing 3D printer nozzles is to always do so with the hotend heated. Trying to change nozzles cold will always lead to broken components and broken hearts. Changing nozzles on the HardCore Print Core is interesting as you need to have the print core removed from the machine to do the swap. Here is the procedure for correctly changing nozzles without damaging any components: