[EMS Discuss] 3D printer

Mark Danburg-Wyld EMAIL HIDDEN
Wed Jan 8 14:09:23 PST 2014


If you mean the printrbot, go for it.


On Wed, Jan 8, 2014 at 12:23 PM, Mr. Clif <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:

>  Sounds good to me but they are not my printers. Depending on which one
> you are talking about, you might want to contact Rick or Mark.
>
>     Clif
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> On 01/08/2014 12:12 PM, Greg Norman wrote:
>
>  I have used the 3D printer a couple times and it seems the quality of
> the results are deminishing. On one side of the object being printed and in
> particular the far corner of that side the filament of plastic is pulled
> away from its' intended placement.  I suspect a couple possible reasons but
> don't want to attempt a fix unless the procedure is approved.
>
>  I suspect the exterior of the print head may be to dirty (old leftover
> plastic) and the dirt is draging across the plastic stream.
> I would like to clean the exterior with acetone. Does anyone have a
> problem with that? I don't think acetone would damage it as long as I keep
> it off the plastic parts and wire insulation.
>
>  I also suspect belt tension should be set. Should I do this? I can
> eyeball it or if we have a spec I can set it to that.
>
>  Greg Norman
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