[EMS Discuss] The owner of the lathe/drill press. Help?
Tue Sep 17 14:06:10 PDT 2013
I think the taps are harbor freight brand... so I wouldn't exactly count on
them to last. But maybe someone brought in some better ones.
On Tue, Sep 17, 2013 at 1:46 PM, Tom Conlin <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
> Hi James
> On 09/17/2013 07:59 AM, James Hukill wrote:
>> I would like to get some tutelage on how to use it etc..
>> Happy to trade time for beer or something etc.
>> Project is a new printer (Printrbot Simple) aluminum bed with recess for
>> PCB heater and 4x6 glass plate.
>> I have all three parts:
>> Aluminum plate x2 (extra so I can screw one up if need be)
>> PCB Heater board
>> borosilicate glass 4x6inches
>> Idea is to machine the top of the print bed for level then recess a spot
>> for the useable print bed. That recess hold the glass plate.
>> On the underside recess under glass bed for PCB heater board.
> Not sure we are going to get it much flatter than it come from the factory
> 1/4" is pretty thin for a recess that may relieve stress possibly warping
> the plate
> Are the recesses to bring your new 6.5mm plate to the thickness of the
> the printbot 3.3mm part?
> Drill holes for where level bed screw holes go and other holes for
>> lighter bed.
> Makerspace already has all the drill bits you need (thanks Bob & Austin)
> I think I saw a set of taps too.
> I should be by tonight, we can point and grunt then.
> The standard bed is wood and is 6mm thick
>> The plate of alum I have are 6.5mm
>> The not custom replaced alum bed from Printrbot is 3.3mm
>> but does
>> not have recess for either glass or PCB heater.
>> I can provide pictures if need be...
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