The Filament Waste Bin

    What is the Filament Waste Bin?

    The Filament waste bin is a clear plastic container in the back right corner of the MakerBot Replicator Z18. It is held in place by a magnet. The Smart Extruder+/Smart Extruder purges some plastic into the filament waste bin before prints and after filament changes.

    How to Empty the Filament Waste Bin

    When the filament waste bin is full, use the control panel to navigate to  Settings > Lower Build Plate. Pull the filament waste bin free and empty it of its contents. Then return it to its place inside the MakerBot Replicator Z18.

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