Need to ship or travel with your LulzBot TAZ? Follow the instructions below to properly secure your TAZ 3D printer.
Want extra or replacement packaging material? Contact our sales team by sending an email to: Sales@LulzBot.com. Due to the custom nature of the shipping material, replacements are available for purchase only.
Note: Failure to use the original packaging material when returning a 3D printer for warranty service will cause delays and may require additional charges.
Printers that are received without the original packaging materials may be returned to sender.
Note: Pack your 3D printer on carpet or other soft surface to keep your 3D printer free from scratches
TAZ 6 3D Printer Box
Tool Head Box
Additional Items Recommended
With your TAZ 3D printer plugged into an AC power outlet, power on your TAZ 3D printer.
Home the Z-axis with the Graphical LCD controller (GLCD). Press in the knob and select: Movement > Auto home.
Using the GLCD, select: Movement > Move axis > Move 10mm > Move Z.
Rotate the knob to raise the Z-axis to 240mm.
Using the GLCD, select: Movement > Move axis > Move 1mm > Move Z.
Rotate the knob to raise the Z-axis to 245mm.
Once the Z-axis has finished moving to the shipping position turn the printer off.
Unplug the AC power cable from the wall outlet, then unplug from the rear of the printer.
Unplug the USB cable (if installed)
Coil the AC power cable and the USB cord and place inside the Accessory box
Remove the two (2) rear thumbscrews.
Gently slide the print surface away from you, towards the rear of the 3D printer.
Remove the two (2) front thumbscrews.
Tip: Need a place to temporarily hold the thumbscrews? Use the two small holes in each Z-axis stepper motor mounts!
Locate the Y-axis cardboard fixture.
Slide the Y-axis frame until the print surface is near the middle of the Y-axis.
21C Fold and insert the cardboard fixture into the y-axis frame, aligning the cutouts.
Note: Look for the large stepper motor-sized cutout on one end of the cardboard fixture.
Secure the fixture to the y-axis frame with tape.
Locate the bottom foam brace. Tip: The bottom foam brace is the longest of them all.
With the long, thin side pointed into the printer frame, slide the bottom foam brace alongside the Z axis stepper motor and into the printer frame, from the outside, in.
Place the TAZ 3D printer box on its side, behind the bottom of the printer frame.
Place the Tool Head Box into the TAZ 3D printer box. Slide the box all the way to the bottom.
Place the Accessory Box into the printer box. The box should sit flush or below the top of the packaging.
Use strong packing tape to secure the box flaps and edges.
Your TAZ 3D printer is now packed and ready to accompany you to your next creative outing!
It's a good idea to use a shipping service that offers tracking information and insurance.
Note: Are you shipping your printer in for service?
Aleph Objects cannot accept any item(s) back for repair, refund, or evaluation without an assigned RMA number provided by the Aleph Objects Technical Support Team. Any item(s) received without an RMA number will be returned to sender. Email Support@LulzBot.com for all return/repair inquiries.