Intended for printing filaments such as PLA and ABS
Looking for a low cost reliable HotEnd? The Lite 6 is E3D's entry level HotEnd, perfect for new users printing filaments such as PLA and ABS. Some users prefer Lite 6 for solely-PLA printing. Think of Lite6 as V6's little brother: it’s a lower-cost HotEnd with a more modest specification, but still a great option for beginners and those on a budget. Despite being an entry-level HotEnd, it maintains the great extrusion control that you would expect from an E3D product.
The use of a PTFE liner creates a temperature limit of 240degC, so it’s not the HotEnd of choice for printing higher-performance engineering plastics like Nylon, Polycarbonate or Ultem (for those, go for the V6, Hemera or any of E3D's all-metal Hot-Ends). Lite 6 has a slightly shorter effective melt-zone than V6, which does mean that print speeds are more modest, but still completely appropriate for all but the very fastest 3D printers on the market. If you do need to get more speed from your machine then you can, of course, upgrade to either Volcano or full V6 with ease. Most importantly you are able to use the same highly optimized nozzles and heater blocks to deliver great performance in the most important areas of Lite 6.
Item Specifics 1 - Lite6 1.75mm HeatSink 1 - V6 Brass Nozzle (1.75 mm x 0.4mm) 1 - PTFE tube (100 mm) 1 - Thermistor cartridge 1 - Thermistor extension cable 1 - 30W heater cartridge 24V 1 - V6 aluminium HeaterBlock 1 - Red fan duct 1 - 30x30x10mm 24V fan Max Temperature: 240degC Not for use with Nylon, Polycarbonate, and ColorFabb Carbon-Fiber XT filament