Consumables

Can I reuse the nozzles and cartridges?
It is not recommended to reuse nozzles in between printing sessions due to residual material and polymer within the nozzles that can affect print quality. C...
Fri, 27 Sep, 2019 at 2:31 PM
Can I use my own cartridges?
It is not recommended to use your own cartridges due to incompatibility with the air adapter and the printhead.  
Fri, 27 Sep, 2019 at 2:32 PM
Can I use my own nozzles?
You can use any nozzle that has a Luer lock connector.
Fri, 27 Sep, 2019 at 2:32 PM
What materials are compatible with the cartridges?
Aqueous solutions and mild organic solvents are compatible with the cartridges. It is not recommended to use any chlorinated solvents such as chloroform or ...
Fri, 27 Sep, 2019 at 2:32 PM
When would I use a conical nozzle versus a needle?
A conical nozzle is recommended for use with cells that are sensitive to pressure and bioinks that possess a high viscosity. A needle can be utilized with l...
Fri, 27 Sep, 2019 at 2:33 PM
What is the difference between the high precision and standard conical nozzles?
The high precision conical nozzles are manufactured to a greater tolerance than the standard conical nozzles.
Fri, 27 Sep, 2019 at 2:33 PM
What is the difference between micron-S precision and high-precision nozzles?
The Micron-S precision nozzles contain a small taper at the end of the nozzle that allows for higher precision printing compared to the high precision conic...
Fri, 27 Sep, 2019 at 2:33 PM
What is the difference between nozzles for the BIOX thermoplastic printhead and the INKREDIBLE+ aluminum cartridge?
The nozzles for the BIO X Thermoplastic Printheads possess an M6 threading and a greater thermal mass compared to the nozzles for the INKREDIBLE+ aluminum c...
Fri, 27 Sep, 2019 at 2:34 PM
What are the different plungers for?
The different plungers are meant for materials of different viscosities. They have different tightness depending on their application to allow dissipation o...
Fri, 27 Sep, 2019 at 2:34 PM
How do I clean the aluminum cartridges?
To clean the cartridge, melt and extrude the remaining polymer in the cartridge, remove the plunger and the cartridge from the Printhead casing after it is ...
Fri, 27 Sep, 2019 at 2:35 PM