One of the perks of your 3D Labs HTX is the ability to do multi-material, soluble, and breakaway support prints with the dual lifting nozzle mechanism.
Each nozzle in the HTX is retracted when not active to avoid dragging or hitting a print, making dual extrusion easier. Additionally, 3D Labs Studio cools down inactive nozzles when not in use to create a virtually ooze-free print.
The fundamental basics of mastering dual extrusion are X/Y alignment, Z alignment, and proper cooldown temperatures. To make this easier, the 3D Labs HTX ION firmware has wizards to assist with the calibration of each of these basics. We'll cover these in the following sections.
Calibration should be done in the following order:
Please reference the above sections for guidance on how to perform the guided calibration processes.
It's possible to manually set the X, Y and Z offsets for specific use cases, advanced users, or at the request of support.
Generally it's recommended for users to use the above wizards to assist with determining nozzle offsets.