Free Zeta System

The Free Z System is an important feature in WASP printers that allows you to resume a print based on a known height. This is especially useful when you want to change material or color during printing, or when an unexpected interruption occurs. Here’s how to use the Free Z System:

MEASURING THE HEIGHT OF THE PREVIOUS LAYER:

  • First, you’ll need to measure the Z value (the height) of the last printed layer. You can do this by following these steps:
  • Access the printer menu: MENU / PREPARE / MOVE AXIS / 10,1,0.1 / Z AXIS.
  • Using these commands, slowly move the nozzle closer to the top of the previous layer until it touches the printed part.
  • Mark the value of Z when the nozzle touches the previous layer.

CONFIGURING THE FREE Z SYSTEM:

  • You can now configure the Free Z System. Follow these steps:
  • Access the menu: MENU / FREE Z SYSTEM.
  • Enter the Z value you previously measured.

G-CODE FILE SELECTION:

  • Once you have entered the value of Z, select the G-code file for your print.

FILE UPLOAD:

  • Wait for the G-code file to load. This process can take some time, especially if the file is very large or complex.

EXECUTION OF THE FREE Z SYSTEM:

  • Once the G-code file has been successfully uploaded, the printer will run the Free Z System and resume printing from the corresponding layer at the specified height. This allows you to change material or deal with interruptions without having to restart the entire print.

Note: Keep in mind that this can take several minutes, depending on the height of the workpiece.