Creality Extruder Motor Shaft Lengths

Some Creality printers are shipping with shorter 13-14mm shaft lengths on their Extruder motors. This change was discovered in late December 2020. These motors will work with our standard aluminum-type extruders when you remove the stock gear but will not work with our Tough Extruder due to the short shaft length. If you are going to replace […]

Tough Extruder V1/V2 Firmware Settings

When installing the Tough Extruder most machines that came with a non-geared extruder (aka most machines with the brass gear types) will need the E direction reversed. You will also need to change the esteps. This guide is written for use with our firmware branches that have easy to use configurations. If you are using […]

Extruder Motor will not Turn

Cold Extrusion Prevention If you are having issues with your extruder motor not turning when you tell it to extrude or retract, you may be having a safety feature in Marlin and our Unified firmware preventing it. The firmware is setup to not let the extruder motor turn until the hotend is at 170C or […]