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Discuss any sort of mechanical stuff here: positioning systems, gears, extruding methods, etc. 
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Is this ringing? - What is causing this lines? Attachments

by AfroPsycho
682 2 03/29/2022 12:28PM
Last Post by dekutree64

Reducing weight on Cartesian printer X and Y axis

by valsk
1,086 10 02/23/2022 02:14PM
Last Post by oliof

CoreXY Design Alternative

by tlewis3348
1,622 15 12/16/2021 02:09PM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Markforged vs. Stratasys Kinematics

by lightyears101
1,100 1 11/23/2021 06:40PM
Last Post by lightyears101

Scraping flexible magnetic sheet flat?

by mcdanlj
940 1 11/23/2021 08:29AM
Last Post by mcdanlj

How can you do 3D printing without a traditional nozzle Attachments

by alsten
1,149 6 11/12/2021 02:30AM
Last Post by alsten

CoreXE, will it work?

by AmyTheBun
1,370 4 10/11/2021 10:53AM
Last Post by obelisk79

Has anyone tried UHMwPE as belt replacement?

by newbob
3,933 6 09/23/2021 03:00PM
Last Post by septameno

Kapton tape heated bed Attachments

by pmd10
1,750 28 08/30/2021 07:15PM
Last Post by OldBikerPete

At what point do I go to Volcano?

by Regicide
2,788 4 08/27/2021 04:49PM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Compact Belt Idler/Tensioner Attachments

by Graylag
1,549 5 08/21/2021 06:01PM
Last Post by MechaBits

Nema 17HS13-0404S Motor?

by felystar
1,891 7 08/17/2021 07:08AM
Last Post by felystar

Dual Z stepper motor sync with linear rail carriages

by imotion
7,197 16 07/12/2021 10:03AM
Last Post by Johnmg

Weird belt path used in expired Stratasys patent Attachments

by eebogaine
2,345 6 06/04/2021 05:36AM
Last Post by MechaBits

Dual extrusion setup - Which to choose?

by Banana_Luke
11,247 14 05/13/2021 05:52AM
Last Post by Frank223

Z-Axis Resolution

by KilroySmith
2,421 14 05/04/2021 07:00PM
Last Post by dekutree64

Any clever technique to detect bowden problem before blowout?

by Claghorn
1,863 7 05/04/2021 01:07PM
Last Post by MechaBits

uP stepper driver

by KilroySmith
1,721 2 05/04/2021 06:32AM
Last Post by VDX

5mm to 7.8mm shaft coupling?

by Claghorn
2,159 5 03/22/2021 02:02AM
Last Post by VDX

2 motors vs 1 motor and rod on X-axis? Attachments

by Ohmarinus
2,427 3 02/12/2021 02:26PM
Last Post by Ohmarinus

90 Gram Extruder Stepper Attachments

by ChrisT88
4,404 6 02/11/2021 07:50PM
Last Post by ChrisT88

Sources of 8mm smooth rods ?

by softfoot
2,152 3 02/07/2021 04:00PM
Last Post by softfoot

How the printer knows the dimensions of the frame or build plate ?

by EzyMan
3,352 7 01/29/2021 12:48AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Are reprapped "vitamins" reliable enough?

by Zenfunk
2,195 2 01/19/2021 02:41AM
Last Post by VDX

Cantilevered dual wire gantry Attachments

by ruyvieira
4,572 11 12/17/2020 05:28AM
Last Post by Ohmarinus

New diy printer, help choosing mechanical design

by pietchaki
3,383 10 11/21/2020 02:05AM
Last Post by Phearl3ss1

polymer used in automobile

by xjokxx
2,552 2 10/24/2020 04:14PM
Last Post by Ohmarinus

Brake vs. shorting stepper coils Attachments

by Schild0r
3,369 15 10/22/2020 09:21AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Belt size: what should I choose?

by Regicide
2,764 4 10/17/2020 10:00AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Large machine with light X-carriage - Which motion system? Attachments

by Ohmarinus
3,026 9 10/04/2020 09:52AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist