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Hictop 3DP11 Z Axis Noise when Homing

by BigDan
430 3 10/05/2017 09:09AM
Last Post by Roberts_Clif

Toolchanger for CoreXY printers Attachments

by rmie
2,221 12 09/16/2017 04:53AM
Last Post by rmie

Rotary Delta Robot Design Considerations

by MaxMKA
834 6 09/14/2017 02:01PM
Last Post by MaxMKA

Flexible hosepipe style air-ducts... using Masking tape!

by lkcl
881 27 09/12/2017 11:06PM
Last Post by lkcl

Threaded Rod vs Pitch   (Pages: 1 2)

by mogey336
3,664 51 09/12/2017 02:37PM
Last Post by Dark Alchemist

polymer lead screw nut

by Bj97301
624 7 09/10/2017 08:26AM
Last Post by MKSA

"direct drive" extruder with stationary mounted motor Attachments

by infiniteinquiry
1,745 14 08/27/2017 02:43PM
Last Post by Senimore

Stepper motor selection

by JustSumGuy
618 3 08/22/2017 12:30PM
Last Post by JustSumGuy

Connector identificatiion

by graybeardtx
484 4 08/19/2017 06:54PM
Last Post by graybeardtx

De- and regrease Chinese linear bearings? How?

by HugoW
929 4 08/09/2017 01:25PM
Last Post by Origamib

H-Bot system build

by yashu262
820 2 08/03/2017 12:03PM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Ultimaker,Zortrax XY questions and rods quality.

by laurentis
759 2 08/02/2017 07:06AM
Last Post by jerryjs8

90 Gram Extruder Stepper Attachments

by ChrisT88
1,464 5 08/02/2017 03:35AM
Last Post by jerryjs8

RobotDigg Alu Effector Measurement? Attachments

575 3 07/31/2017 12:04PM
Last Post by FA-MAS

Problem with CORE XY

by Losspost
612 3 07/30/2017 08:54AM
Last Post by Losspost

How should i deal with the vertical force of my Z-axis screw drive?

by DerEchteLanger
600 6 07/21/2017 09:39AM
Last Post by 691175002

X,Y mechanics

by smithhear360
853 7 07/20/2017 01:21PM
Last Post by smithhear360

Looking for Advice on Layout for 7-Axis Robotic Work Cell

by thinktankgroup
438 5 07/18/2017 09:04AM
Last Post by thinktankgroup

Help picking lead screws for a CoreXY design

by badrobit
529 4 07/15/2017 06:52AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

XYZ Directions

by o5i
551 4 07/14/2017 11:33AM
Last Post by alex.me

Triple stepper Z Axis

by o5i
1,510 11 07/12/2017 05:10AM
Last Post by dc42

Building my own 3D-Printer (Z-Mechanics Question)

by stonecoldfx
767 7 07/08/2017 01:35PM
Last Post by stonecoldfx

extruders run differently with same configurations Attachments

by cthsieh
337 2 07/06/2017 01:33AM
Last Post by scottybfg

A4988 heatsink issue

by Tamjim
568 7 06/30/2017 09:06AM
Last Post by Tamjim

Dual extruder concept

by unromeo21
1,134 10 06/23/2017 09:18AM
Last Post by Origamib

Requesting Opinions on Mechanics on my Next 3D Printer Build

by Trexation
630 13 06/20/2017 01:05PM
Last Post by 691175002

Benefits of Reduction Gearing?

by GrahamCracker
526 5 06/10/2017 02:06AM
Last Post by dc42

Mechanical end stop

by TonyPagett
864 7 06/09/2017 07:25AM
Last Post by dc42

Optimized Z-bed rail- and leadscrew-arrangement Attachments

by WarriorMe
631 5 06/08/2017 11:58AM
Last Post by WarriorMe

exploring bed and autolevel sensors for self build.

by JustSumGuy
612 6 06/08/2017 06:26AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist