The Replicator 2 and 2X both require minimal maintenance to keep them performing at their best. Every 50 hours of printing a small amount of grease should be applied in two locations. If your printer is squeaking, applying grease in these locations generally will stop the squeaking as well. Applying this grease is done to keep them quiet and prevent excess wear on parts such as the Y-axis secondary.
When we are greasing a Replicator 2 or 2X we use this PTFE Grease.
The method to applying the grease to this threaded rod is to raise the platform all the way up and apply a small amount of grease below the platform.… Read the rest