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Ultimaker 3D Printer FAQ's

How do I download Ultimaker Cura Software?

What do the different lights on the print cores mean?

  • Blue – idle state (print core is safe to remove)
  • Blinking orange – heating up or cooling down
  • Solid orange – hot
  • White – print is active

What are the different print cores?

  • Type AA: printing build materials and Ultimaker breakaway material
  • Type BB: water-soluble support material (PVA)

What filaments can the Ultimaker S5 &S3  handle?

PLA, Tough PLA, Nylon, ABS, CPE, CPE+, Polycarbonate, TPU 95A, Polypropylene, PVA, and Breakaway

How do I load the filament?

How do I change the material and/or the print core?

Any questions regarding the Material Station can be found at this link:

What is the Air Manager?

Which filament should I use?

What are the S5 material and print core compatibilities?

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