Tag: printer-building

14 What are the pros and cons of collecting parts yourself, versus getting a DIY kit and then modifying it? 2016-01-27T14:26:50.577

14 Printed part auto-eject (automatic part removal) 2016-10-18T22:32:58.637

10 Is it necessary to have both hot ends on a dual extruder printer at the same height? 2016-02-03T09:30:32.887

9 Folgertech FT-5 : Does not seem to be reading G-Code correctly 2017-02-21T18:10:28.567

8 When building a RAMPS 1.4 based printer, can I safely plugin just some of the components to test if they are working? 2016-01-26T05:38:44.720

8 How do I wire the z-axis motors in parallel on the Prusa i3? 2016-01-26T18:20:41.537

8 How to cut OpenBeam/MakerBeam? 2016-03-14T21:48:18.690

8 Auto Bed-Leveling with Inductive Proximity Sensors and Magnets 2016-05-07T22:56:22.680

7 ABS or PLA for structural printed parts? 2017-04-30T13:12:33.240

7 Would using a leadscrew with 1 or 2 mm lead, en lieu of 8 mm, result in a better printer? 2017-05-10T09:31:33.463

7 Can cheap hotend parts sourced from China actually produce good prints? 2017-06-10T01:56:58.333

6 What are the advantages/disadvantages of using synchromesh cables instead of belts? 2016-03-08T19:51:49.223

6 What are the appropriate ranges of gear ratios for 1.75 mm and 3 mm filament extruders? 2016-03-08T19:54:06.207

6 Carbon fiber instead of smooth steel rods? 2016-04-03T19:47:40.877

6 HDPE as the body of a 3-D Printer? 2016-06-03T17:56:37.480

6 What parts are strictly necessary for a 3D printer? 2016-09-17T22:01:21.547

6 Prusa i3 Z axis only goes down (even on up command) 2017-05-30T07:07:17.383

6 What else can I use for a 3D Printer frame? 2017-12-11T16:15:24.397

6 Lead screws - M8 instead of M5? 2018-03-05T12:49:58.393

5 How to properly use Polyisocyanurate (PIR) foam with the heated bed? 2016-02-04T23:34:54.153

5 Z axis issue with Ramps 1.4 2017-06-16T17:48:22.303

5 Why not use GT2 en lieu of a Z-axis threaded rod or leadscrew? 2018-07-29T21:26:42.103

5 Why do 3D printers have only one limit switch? 2019-05-08T14:48:36.270

5 Using an Anet A6 3D printer in the UK... (mains voltage issue!) 2020-01-08T14:06:19.880

4 What does the trimpot on my Switching Power Supply do? 2016-04-14T04:23:04.040

4 How to properly read dimensions for a 3D printer? 2016-09-25T15:06:21.483

4 true color printing with CMYK+White (not 3-in-1 diamond head RGB) 2016-10-17T06:18:24.220

4 Is it a good idea to include thermal fuses in a DIY 3D printer design? 2017-05-17T05:54:56.123

4 Complete list of fasteners for the Sintron Kossel 2017-05-31T18:49:09.567

4 Anet A8 - hot end temperature still same 2017-09-07T19:45:51.667

4 3D printer out of normal printer (HP PSC 1315) 2018-11-28T21:08:53.260

4 Can I repurpose most of the components of this Prusa clone for a Delta? 2019-05-03T16:20:34.980

4 Herringbone timing belt? 2019-09-19T23:53:02.997

3 In the standard PC Cable Wire that goes from the wall outlet to the switching power supply, are they standard and what are the wire specifications? 2016-01-25T14:01:51.620

3 How to create a web-based PHP that can print to multiple printer(when idle) using silent printing 2016-02-15T02:25:57.177

3 Threaded rods to create frame/axis connection. Which improvements can be made and are they needed? 2016-03-10T08:59:27.577

3 Analytic equations to make algorithm of 3D printer 2016-03-15T13:32:30.803

3 How do I determine that the electronics are working with the test firmware? 2016-04-14T04:09:00.080

3 Can you replace broken 100k thermistor with thermocouple - potentially blown analogue input as well 2016-11-24T15:42:42.617

3 Prusa i3 Z axis not moving up 2016-12-27T22:12:26.510

3 Advantages of GT2 over a rack 2017-02-05T06:20:27.020

3 For a larger build volume, what lengths of 2020 aluminium do I need? 2017-04-28T18:30:24.857

3 Printer goes beyond the bed when auto leveling 2017-05-21T20:55:25.023

3 Prusa I3 starting print above heating bed? 2017-07-06T06:59:00.280

3 Sunhokey Prusa i3 axis x, y, z? 2018-01-07T03:42:26.057

3 What size is the lead screw 2018-02-08T05:36:39.727

3 Geeetech GT2560: Electronic safety and power source 2018-06-20T18:27:14.750

3 Ball screw: Maintaining Z axis position when motor is OFF 2018-09-19T05:39:05.147

3 Choice of lead for lead screw 2019-06-19T23:50:50.143

3 What are the tradeoffs of a cantilever printer design? 2019-07-03T14:24:33.327

2 Solidoodle 4 voltage requirements 2016-04-14T04:44:40.390

2 What is a good book to read about 3D printers? 2016-05-02T14:25:23.397

2 Can I use a pin header in a breadboard to wire up the z-axis motors in parallel? 2016-05-02T15:58:04.713

2 Will this printer be good enough to make prototyping models? 2016-09-02T00:14:39.580

2 How to build a metal-based 3D printer? 2016-11-24T20:48:30.587

2 Creality 3D Ender-4, a "extruder kit" does not fit the frame 2017-07-27T18:52:11.410

2 ROKO bed levelling sensor 2017-10-06T19:01:38.640

2 Connect to 3D printer via internet without router 2018-03-16T06:42:56.157

2 Lead screw holder - shall I buy metal or just use a printed one? 2018-04-16T12:47:45.427

2 Adding a battery backup power supply 2018-08-23T02:06:23.387

2 Upgrade main board or straight-across replace? 2019-02-13T18:38:41.757

2 3d printer set up 2019-05-13T14:44:58.110

2 Is having 4 bed leveling adjustment points rather than 3 problematic? 2019-06-28T15:22:54.970

2 Is it necessary to replace the SMD fuses in RAMPS 1.5 or greater, for use with 24 volts? 2019-07-16T07:02:36.777

2 What stepper motor to use in heated chamber 2019-07-29T05:32:13.097

2 Looking for files for printed parts for my Kossel XL kit from Builda3Dprinter.eu 2020-04-11T16:53:48.833

1 Orientation of long thin rod on P3Steel v4 2017-01-03T21:21:46.437

1 Is the 8mm x 20mm bearing axle for the X-axis idler (of a P3Steel) a custom part? 2017-01-05T18:57:51.187

1 My anet a2 auto-homes incorrectly 2017-04-13T08:12:55.093

1 How long are the carbon fibre rods for a Travelling Kossel? 2017-05-08T14:28:36.757

1 Building a 3-D printer 2017-06-29T20:10:08.590

1 is possible to send printing with mach3? 2018-02-10T07:55:45.890

1 Building a cheap 3d printer with DC Motors? 2018-11-30T13:46:06.583

1 How to start building a 3D Printer right from scratch? 2019-01-17T21:36:25.990

1 Is this re-Arm controller actually 24 V capable? 2019-07-15T09:06:13.603

1 How do you call the Z-axis mechanism in a Cartesian 3D Printer? 2020-01-28T18:55:54.153

1 What hotend designs exist as paired all-metal and PTFE-lined versions? 2020-05-19T08:03:00.753

1 Thermal Runaway E1 2020-10-12T21:23:57.327

0 3D Printers imported from China - avoiding asbestos exposure 2019-06-10T23:21:40.580

0 Anet A6 assembly problem - remaining power cables don't match instructions 2019-08-30T22:54:35.223

0 Upgrading printer controller 2020-02-10T21:03:09.093

0 Springs for tensioning V rollers? 2020-06-26T05:06:51.770

0 Which kinematic system has the highest quality? 2020-08-05T10:35:49.190

-4 How to make your own 3D printer? 2016-02-17T00:27:13.077

-4 How to build a cheap (but safe) laser engraver with spare parts 2018-08-13T23:26:30.287