Lubricate the lead screw of the Z motor

The lead screw is connected to the Z motor and controls the movements of the Z stage. To ensure smooth movement of the Z stage, it is recommended to periodically apply grease to the lead screw. Over time, grease may need to be reapplied to maintain consistent and accurate movement of the Z stage.

A tube of grease is included in the accessory box of your Ultimaker 2+ Connect.

Note: Do not use this grease on the smooth axles of the Ultimaker 2+ Connect; this will affect the performance of your printer.

Caution: Turn off the printer or ensure the Ultimaker 2+ Connect cannot accept new print jobs through the Digital Factory.

  1. Make sure that the build plate is positioned at the bottom of the Ultimaker 2+ Connect
  2. Apply a small amount of grease to the lead screw of the Z motor
  3. Move the build plate up and down to evenly distribute the oil. This can be done manually, or through the Maintenance → Move build plate menu


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