I have had my glowforge for about a month now. I did not use it for a week and when I started using it again the glowforge started overheating and smoke fills the entire inside.
I have kept it clean, and also did all the troubleshoot steps to make sure that the fans are all clean. Unfortunately, when I do a cut, there is so much smoke that I don’t think the glowforge is cutting through properly.
I don’t know what happnned all of a sudden, and I haven’t had much help from support. I keep getting prewritten messages about how if it’s not too much smoke don’t worry.
But if you look at one of my last attempts to see if I fixed it, this is what is happening. This doesn’t seem like a harmless amount of smoke and its all of a sudden. I’ve sent this video to support:
It has gotten hotter here in Texas, and I have done a lot of engraving. But really only had my machine for a month. Can one month of engraving fill the filter? It seems like the filter is not sucking the air from the exhaust anymore.
But I just don’t know what’s going on. I’ve really made sure that I’ve kept this machine in top condition.