[EMS Discuss] Ongoing 3D printer trials and tribulations.
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
> *From:* Tom Conlin <tomc at cs.uoregon.edu>
> *To:* com.eugenemakerspace.discuss at eugenemakerspace.com
> *Sent:* Wednesday, June 18, 2014 1:56 PM
> *Subject:* Re: [EMS Discuss] Ongoing 3D printer trials and tribulations.
> mind the wrap
> 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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