Ring Heater with Thermistor cartridge
The Ring Heater is a hotend. It has a round heater cartridge which wraps around nozzle.
The advantages of a ring heater are:
An even power density around the nozzle
A better temperature distribution
A more responsive temperature measurement
A u-shaped or o-shaped part cooling fan can be located closer to the nozzle
This Ring Heater comes with a Thermistor cartridge and a blue silicone sock.
There are currently two versions of the Ring Heater.
The 24V Ring Heater uses a round ceramic heater with a nickel plated copper housing.
The 12V Ring Heater use a coil heater with a aluminium housing.