[EMS Discuss] Is the 3d printer working?

Rick Osgood EMAIL HIDDEN
Tue Jun 11 09:28:53 PDT 2013


OK thanks.  Hopefully we can get something interesting printing at least.


On Tue, Jun 11, 2013 at 9:26 AM, Mr. Clif <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:

> Yes most likely I can. Earlyer is better for me too. :-)
>
>     Clif
>
> Rick Osgood wrote:
>
>> Can either of you guys show up at 5 tonight or a little before to work on
>> the printer with me?  I haven't used Slicer at all.  I'm going to try and
>> get there by 4:30-4:45 but I might not get there until 5.
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Jun 11, 2013 at 9:15 AM, Mr. Clif<EMAIL HIDDEN>  wrote:
>>
>>  Tom and I played with it some last night.
>>>
>>> It was strange that my test parts printed very well, but his looked like
>>> they were printed by another poorly adjusted printer. One problem was
>>> that
>>> the parts weren't sticking very well to the bed but if the bed temp was
>>> too
>>> high, then the layers wouldn't cool properly and you would get a rubbery
>>> mess. I haven't really seen that problem before. I wonder if the green
>>> plastic has slightly different properties than the others we were using?
>>>
>>> Maybe we need to clean the bed or put new tape on it? Skeinforge has
>>> better control over bed temp than Slicer, so that might be the one to use
>>> for demos.
>>>
>>>      Clif
>>>
>>>
>>> Rick Osgood wrote:
>>>
>>>  Are either of you going to be there tomorrow to get the printer going?
>>>>  I
>>>> haven't used it since the upgrade so it will take some learning for me
>>>> to
>>>> get it going.  I'm going to try to get there by 5 if not a little sooner
>>>> so
>>>> I can try and get it going but it would be nice if someone familiar with
>>>> the new version were there too.
>>>>
>>>> On Monday, June 10, 2013, Bob Miller wrote:
>>>>
>>>>   I tried to print another wide flat thing Friday night.  One corner
>>>>
>>>>> came off the bed.  If we print small, well-attached things, we should
>>>>> be okay.
>>>>>
>>>>> On Mon, Jun 10, 2013 at 5:48 PM, Mr. Clif<EMAIL HIDDEN<**
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>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>  I'm not sure how Bob's part came out but I printed something and it
>>>>>> was
>>>>>> perfect! Granted it was a simple test print. I was hoping to try some
>>>>>>
>>>>>>  more
>>>>>
>>>>>  but may not have time tonight.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>       Clif
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Rick Osgood wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>  I've heard mixed reports lately about the thingomatic.  Is it
>>>>>>> working?
>>>>>>>     KVAL is going to be at EMS tomorrow at 6 to get video of it
>>>>>>> working
>>>>>>> so
>>>>>>> we
>>>>>>> need to make sure it's in working order.  Can someone please let me
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>  know?
>>>>>>     If it's not working I'm going to have to go try and fix it.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Rick
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
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