Category: 3D Printing

Kinect

We can [http://www.thingiverse.com/tag:Kinect/page:1 print a kinect mount], either use a pre-existing design, or modify one depending on where we want to mount it to. == Kinect hardware overview == [[Image:Kinect.jpg]] {| cellspacing="1" cellpadding="5" border="0" width="750" |- | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 |- | Microphone array | IR emitter …

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Reprap

random collected info  Links Software [http://reprap.org/wiki/Comparison_of_RepRap_Toolchains Comparison of RepRap Toolchains] Firmware [http://reprap.org/wiki/List_of_Firmware List of Firmware] Teacup Sprinter Marlin [https://github.com/repetier/Repetier-Firmware Repetier] Drivers [https://github.com/repetier/Repetier-Host Repetier Host] [http://reprap.org/wiki/Printrun Printrun/Pronterface] [http://replicat.org/ ReplicatorG] [http://reprap.org/wiki/RepSnapper_Manual:Introduction Repsnapper] Slicers [http://wiki.bitsfrombytes.com/index.php/Skeinforge#Where_to_get_it Skeinforge] [https://github.com/ahmetcemturan/SFACT SFACT] [https://github.com/daid/SkeinPyPy/wiki SkeinPyPy] [http://slic3r.org/ Slic3r][http://reprap.org/wiki/RepSnapper_Manual:Introduction Repsnapper]

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Sandwich 3D Printer Controller

Here is a little project to make an integrated 3D printer controller that can be sold as a kit or home-built for around $40. The original intention was to include this printer controller as part of a kit for a sub-$200 DIY 3D printer that folks could buy and then assemble at class sessions led by …

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Ultimaker

[[Image:Ultimaker yoda.jpg]] We want an ultimaker. But they’re expensive…so some people are considering building our own. Cost of buying full kit: [https://shop.ultimaker.com/en/ultimaker-kits/ultimaker-kit-new.html ~$1800] (fluctuates +/- a couple hundred depending on exchange rate, including shipping) Cost of buying full kit (made in china): [http://www.ebay.com/sch/m.html?_nkw=ultimaker&_sacat=0&_odkw=&_osacat=0&_armrs=1&_ssn=ulti3d $1100] Cost of building our own: under $1000. Cost Estimates: *electronics: 120 *extruder …

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UV-Cured Resin Printer

 Some links: *http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:19185 – first print: http://www.flickr.com/photos/arthurwolf/6856811430/in/photostream/lightbox *http://code.google.com/p/lemoncurry/wiki/main *http://3dlprint.com/ *http://www.chemshapes.com/ *source for UV curable resin: http://bucktownpolymers.com/polymers.html *Loser who wants to patent the design and charge an arm and a leg for it: http://3dhomemade.blogspot.com/

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Extruder Disassembly

(This page concerns the Replicator 2.  Some of this information is out-of-date, but much still applies) On July 18 (2014?), due to print problems, I disassembled the extruder head from the gantry. Here’s details. Some of the pictures ended up sideways, just tilt your head. Disassembly and reassembly at the level of detail here requires …

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How to un-jam the Replicator 2 Extruder

Symptom: *You try to load new filament,  *It stops pulling through and nothing comes out the nozzle,  *"Oh my goodness!," you exclaim, "The nozzle’s clogged!" Well, possibly, but it’s much more likely that a little chunk of plastic broke off and jammed the extruder mechanism just upstream of the nozzle.  Relax, it happens all the …

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MakerBots (Archival)

”’01-23-16: The machines on this page, as well as various other machines that are currently loacted on the top shelf in the 3D printing area, are not fully functional and outdated.  This page has been left up for those curious and for the useful information still listed.”’ If you are interested in using a 3D printer, Ace suggests …

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