How to Create a Heat Tip From Scratch

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This page is an overview of making a heat tip
See the step by step process to create a heat tip.

After many trial and errors, creating a heat tip can often seem difficult. See the steps below to understand what to do to create a heat tip from the bare minimum of materials.


Materials

Material Importance Level DESCRIPTION When Used Where to Buy
Regular wire HIGH To connect thermocouple to heating wire Beginning Online
Thermo resistant Wire HIGH To heat the extruder Beginning Online[1]
Bored Metal Extruder HIGH To heat the extruder Beginning Manufacturer: Darwin/Thermoplast_Extruder
Thermo couple HIGH To read the temperature Beginning Manufacturer: [2]
Pliers MID To hot tip metal when getting hot Middle Hardware store
Cement HIGH To hot tip metal when getting hot End Hardware store