How to Fix a CubePro/CubeX Cartridge

Warning Label that warns: 'DO NOT push excess material back into cartridge'

The Breakdown

The Problem


The print cartridge’s filament has either jammed or retracted within the plastic shell, preventing any prints. Downtime turns no profit, but tossing the jammed or defective cartridge is costly and wasteful. Learning how to fix a cube cartridge jam is the simplest and easiest choice.

The Good News


Fear not: Not only can you fix a cube cartridge jam or retracted filament, but you can salvage the material quickly and easily. You’re only a few paper clips and a flat-head away from printing out profit again! This article will show you how to fix a cube cartridge jam for both the CubePro and the CubeX.

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Fibers include synthetics such as carbon fiber, kevlar, and high-strength / high-temperature fiberglass

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Metals

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