Occasionally, due to various reasons such as severe clogs, wear from abrasive materials, or the need for a different-sized nozzle, you may have to replace your hotend. Unlike other 3D printers, Bambu Lab hotends can be installed when cold, which eliminates the problems associated with filament oozing or leaking between the nozzle and the heat break interface. This is made possible because Bambu Lab hotends are designed as a single unit, incorporating the heatsink, throat, heater block, and nozzle.
Includes Hotend with Nozzle, Cooling Fan for Hotend, Ceramic Heater, Thermistor (NTC), Silicone Sock for Hotend, and Retaining Clip, and all components pre-assembled for easy installation and immediate use in the X1 series 3D printer.
Please consider the compatibility of the Complete Hotend Assembly before making a purchase, as there are separate versions available for the X1 Series and P1 Series.
(Note: It is compatible only with X1 and X1C, not with X1E.)
You can purchase it at our store here: Complete Hotend Assembly - X1 Series.
You can purchase it at our store here: Complete Hotend Assembly - P1 Series.
If you want to install their parts separately, please refer to Replace the Hotend with Nozzle/Ceramic Heater/Thermistor/Cooling Fan for Hotend.
It's crucial to power off the printer before performing any maintenance work on the printer and its electronics, including tool head wires, because leaving the printer on while conducting such tasks can cause a short circuit, which can lead to additional electrical damage and safety hazards.
When you perform maintenance or troubleshooting on the printer, you may be required to disassemble some parts, including the hotend. This process can expose wires and electrical components that could potentially short circuit if they come into contact with each other or with other metal or electrical components while the printer is still on. This can damage the electronics of the printer and cause further damage.
Therefore, it's essential to switch off the printer and disconnect it from the power source before doing any maintenance work. This will prevent any short circuits or damage to the printer's electronics. By doing so, you can avoid potential damage to the printer's electronic components and ensure that the maintenance work is performed safely and effectively.
If you have any concerns or questions about following this guide, open a new ticket in our Support Page and we will do our best to respond promptly and provide you with the assistance you need.
H2 Allen key and a new Bambu Lab complete hotend assembly. If you don't have a complete hotend assembly, you can order one from the Bambu Lab Online Store.