The E3D All-Metal v6 Hotend is one of the most popular and most important third-party upgrades that 3D printing enthusiasts can make to their stock 3D printer.Is PTFE tubing necessary in the e3d-v6 direct hotend?
Without the tubing the filament has room to bend and slightly buckle inside the hotend, which prevents the extruder being able to exert adequate force through the filament as it acts like a spring when buckled. The PTFE tubing is absolutely necessary in the E3D-v6 1.75mm Direct hotend. Some people on the internet say it is not needed.What's in the box with e3d-v6?
E3D-v6 on RepRap Fisher What's in the box Metal Parts 1 x Aluminium Heatsink (Contains embedded fitting for tubing in 1.75mm Universal and 3mm Bowden versions) 1 x Stainless Steel Heatbreak 1 x Brass Nozzle (0.4mm)What extruder should I use with my hotend?
E3D offers a variety of Extruders to pair with your HotEnd. Ensure reliability and excellent grip strength with our sharp, individually machined hobb teeth with round-bottomed profiles to help reduce filament debris buildup.