Maintenance schedule

To keep your Ultimaker S5 in optimal condition we recommend the following maintenance schedule, based on 1,500 printing hours per year:

Every month  Every 3 months Every year 
Clean the printer (1)  Check for play on the axles  Lubricate the feeder gear
Lubricate the axles (2)  Check tension of short belts  Replace the Bowden tubes
 Check for debris in front fan of print head  Clean system fans
 Check quality of nozzle cover (1)  Lubricate hinges
 Lubricate lead screw Z motor 
 Clean the feeders 
 Clean the print cores (1) 

(1) If you use a print core CC Red 0.6 the maintenance frequency and actions will be slightly different. Please look at the print core CC Red 0.6 maintenance page for more information.

(2) The X, Y and Z axles do not need lubrication for the first year of using the printer. After this, they should be lubricated monthly.

✔ Tip: (*) The X, Y and Z axles do not need lubrication for the first year of using the printer. After this, they should be lubricated monthly.

✔ Tip: If the usage frequency is higher, we recommend performing more frequent maintenance on your printer to ensure optimal printing results.

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