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Weird belt path used in expired Stratasys patent Attachments

by eebogaine
622 6 06/04/2021 05:36AM
Last Post by MechaBits

Dual extrusion setup - Which to choose?

by Banana_Luke
9,196 14 05/13/2021 05:52AM
Last Post by Frank223

Z-Axis Resolution

by KilroySmith
502 14 05/04/2021 07:00PM
Last Post by dekutree64

Any clever technique to detect bowden problem before blowout?

by Claghorn
470 7 05/04/2021 01:07PM
Last Post by MechaBits

uP stepper driver

by KilroySmith
344 2 05/04/2021 06:32AM
Last Post by VDX

Nema 17HS13-0404S Motor?

by felystar
445 6 05/01/2021 11:51AM
Last Post by felystar

5mm to 7.8mm shaft coupling?

by Claghorn
808 5 03/22/2021 02:02AM
Last Post by VDX

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

by Ohmarinus
991 3 02/12/2021 02:26PM
Last Post by Ohmarinus

90 Gram Extruder Stepper Attachments

by ChrisT88
2,864 6 02/11/2021 07:50PM
Last Post by ChrisT88

Sources of 8mm smooth rods ?

by softfoot
781 3 02/07/2021 04:00PM
Last Post by softfoot

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

by EzyMan
1,979 7 01/29/2021 12:48AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Are reprapped "vitamins" reliable enough?

by Zenfunk
841 2 01/19/2021 02:41AM
Last Post by VDX

Cantilevered dual wire gantry Attachments

by ruyvieira
3,101 11 12/17/2020 05:28AM
Last Post by Ohmarinus

New diy printer, help choosing mechanical design

by pietchaki
1,981 10 11/21/2020 02:05AM
Last Post by Phearl3ss1

polymer used in automobile

by xjokxx
1,210 2 10/24/2020 04:14PM
Last Post by Ohmarinus

Brake vs. shorting stepper coils Attachments

by Schild0r
1,449 15 10/22/2020 09:21AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Belt size: what should I choose?

by Regicide
1,298 4 10/17/2020 10:00AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

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

by Ohmarinus
1,627 9 10/04/2020 09:52AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

re-use auto flywheels for a polar printer?

by gipetto
1,172 3 10/03/2020 04:18PM
Last Post by gipetto
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MKS Gen L V1.0 - DRV8825

by EzyMan
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Extrusion thickness 2040 vs 3030 Attachments

by Ohmarinus
1,974 7 09/28/2020 02:14PM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Hbot torque vs corexy

by Tinchus
1,686 6 09/08/2020 10:08AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

What is the name of this cartesian / hbot hybrid kinematics?

by mcdanlj
1,864 6 08/30/2020 08:50AM
Last Post by mcdanlj

Has anyone tried UHMwPE as belt replacement?

by newbob
2,338 5 08/29/2020 05:17PM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

"Form Tapping" V-slot Extrusions

by hobbymods
1,695 13 08/07/2020 06:30AM
Last Post by leadinglights

A Nema14 Dual Driver Geared Extruder

by Reiszel
2,516 6 07/15/2020 03:05PM
Last Post by Ohmarinus

Help needed for axi movement SKR 1.4 turbo

by Antisakralj
1,599 3 07/01/2020 05:25AM
Last Post by Antisakralj

V slot wheels on precision shafts

by hobbymods
2,209 19 06/26/2020 07:12AM
Last Post by hobbymods

Suggestion for x-axis support?

by Regicide
1,563 2 06/10/2020 07:02AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Advice to choose a motion system (I’m a little skeptical about coreXY) - Strip and convert Anet A8 to a bigger printer Attachments

by samuelcarreira
3,162 5 06/09/2020 02:00PM
Last Post by Regicide