Maintenance schedule for the Ultimaker 2+ Connect

To keep your Ultimaker 2+ Connect in optimal condition, we recommend the following maintenance schedule, based on 1,500 printing hours per year.

Tip: If the usage frequency is higher, we recommend performing more frequent maintenance on your printer to ensure optimal printing results.

Every month

Clean the printer


Lubricate the axles

Every three months

Check for play on the axles


Check the tension of the short belts


Lubricate the lead screw of the Z motor


Retighten the hot end isolator

Every year

Clean the feeder


Replace the Bowden tube


Replace the Air Manager filter


For more information about how to perform all these maintenance actions, click the links in the table above.

Important notes

Maintenance actions shall only be performed by an adult. Carefully follow the provided instructions. Where possible, ensure the printer is turned off before performing maintenance. Otherwise, if the printer is connected to the Digital Factory, ensure the Ultimaker 2+ Connect is unavailable to accept new print jobs from starting remotely through the Digital Factory.

Tip: For most maintenance actions, it is required to remove the Air Manager cover and/or front enclosure in order to reach the parts of the printer.

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