Direct Drive vs Bowden Extruder for 3D Printing

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11 Jan, 2023

Direct drive extruders feed the filament directly into the printhead using a stepper motor and drive gears.

Direct drive extruders feed the filament directly into the printhead using a stepper motor and drive gears.

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