[EMS Discuss] Ongoing 3D printer trials and tribulations.

Tom Conlin tomc at cs.uoregon.edu
Fri Jun 20 19:09:27 PDT 2014



On 06/19/2014 12:54 PM, Greg Norman wrote:
> I wounder if you can get the gorilla glass from next step recycling.
>
> Do you know how that cuts?
>

I do not know but bet it involves diamonds
the trick would be to get one from the right sized tablet to begin with

> Greg
>
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> *From:* Tom Conlin <tomc at cs.uoregon.edu>
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> *Sent:* Wednesday, June 18, 2014 1:56 PM
> *Subject:* Re: [EMS Discuss] Ongoing 3D printer trials and tribulations.
>
> mind the wrap
>
> http://hackaday.com/2014/06/18/3d-printing-directly-onto-your-ipad-screen/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+hackaday%2FLgoM+%28Hack+a+Day%29
>
>
> the gist of it is to use an ipad/tablet replacement screen's
> "gorilla(tm)" glass as a print bed after splitting off
> the brittle capacitive touch layer.
>
>
> On 06/17/2014 05:18 PM, Mr. Clif wrote:
>  > Hi Gang,
>  >
>  > Well I'm getting pretty good at cleaning the printrbot head. I'm not
>  > sure if it's the "resonably priced" filament I bought or if having the
>  > temp sensor wiggle loose from the head caused the last clog. However, I
>  > have learned that filament mosture content is very important, and
>  > something we haven't been tracking at EMS. One morning I spun the
>  > extruder by hand and watched the filament come out as a string of little
>  > foggy bubbles. Kind of like a tangled mass of tiny fish eggs. ;-)
>  > Another issue is the filament wants to sometimes pop out of the Hobbs
>  > teeth and then stop feeding. So it's important the filament feeds from
>  > the right or left of the printer eg aligned with the X axis. Perhaps we
>  > could print a small guide for it to pass through. One person used a bit
>  > of compressed cotton to clean off any dust on the filament. Lastly
>  > apparently the default max speeds and accelerations were limiting our
>  > ability to test different settings. For example we were typically using
>  > 200 mm/s for moves and 70 mm/s for some fill operations. These speeds
>  > were never realized, and so we didn't have a clue as to what we were
>  > testing.
>  >
>  > Eventually though if you are there to catch and the non-feeds and pop
>  > the filament back into the hobbs, you can get a usable part, and I did
>  > get one, though I still need to sand it some and glue a couple of
>  > de-laminations back down.
>  >
>  >      Ciao!
>  >      Clif
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