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Discuss any sort of mechanical stuff here: positioning systems, gears, extruding methods, etc. 
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Rod diameter on x gantry ?

by Drstation
741 7 12/17/2017 11:43AM
Last Post by MechaBits

Dual motor and belt on Z

by Blackgnome
1,290 10 12/13/2017 07:37AM
Last Post by Blackgnome

Mecanical Z endstop and auto bed levelling

by B2V
1,638 6 11/26/2017 11:02AM
Last Post by B2V

Reduce strain on filament Attachments

by RepMike
1,107 9 11/15/2017 07:42PM
Last Post by StephenM

45 deg Z printers - conveyor belt ideas

by Ezrec
2,029 23 11/07/2017 12:23PM
Last Post by planeguy

marlin set z axis

by useron
781 2 10/14/2017 02:06AM
Last Post by o_lampe

Any Experience with Igus T Series or N Series Slides??

by modred
745 3 10/10/2017 05:24PM
Last Post by modred

Binder Clip Heat Sinks?

613 4 10/09/2017 04:41PM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Hictop 3DP11 Z Axis Noise when Homing

by BigDan
601 3 10/05/2017 09:09AM
Last Post by Roberts_Clif

Toolchanger for CoreXY printers Attachments

by rmie
2,597 12 09/16/2017 04:53AM
Last Post by rmie

Rotary Delta Robot Design Considerations

by MaxMKA
1,273 6 09/14/2017 02:01PM
Last Post by MaxMKA

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

by lkcl
1,097 27 09/12/2017 11:06PM
Last Post by lkcl

Threaded Rod vs Pitch   (Pages: 1 2)

by mogey336
4,876 51 09/12/2017 02:37PM
Last Post by Dark Alchemist

polymer lead screw nut

by Bj97301
924 7 09/10/2017 08:26AM
Last Post by MKSA

"direct drive" extruder with stationary mounted motor Attachments

by infiniteinquiry
2,370 14 08/27/2017 02:43PM
Last Post by Senimore

Stepper motor selection

by JustSumGuy
766 3 08/22/2017 12:30PM
Last Post by JustSumGuy

Connector identificatiion

by graybeardtx
584 4 08/19/2017 06:54PM
Last Post by graybeardtx

De- and regrease Chinese linear bearings? How?

by HugoW
2,125 4 08/09/2017 01:25PM
Last Post by Origamib

H-Bot system build

by yashu262
1,310 2 08/03/2017 12:03PM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Ultimaker,Zortrax XY questions and rods quality.

by laurentis
893 2 08/02/2017 07:06AM
Last Post by jerryjs8

90 Gram Extruder Stepper Attachments

by ChrisT88
1,755 5 08/02/2017 03:35AM
Last Post by jerryjs8

RobotDigg Alu Effector Measurement? Attachments

by blt3dp
682 3 07/31/2017 12:04PM
Last Post by blt3dp

Problem with CORE XY

by Losspost
731 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
806 6 07/21/2017 09:39AM
Last Post by 691175002

X,Y mechanics

by smithhear360
1,006 7 07/20/2017 01:21PM
Last Post by smithhear360

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

by thinktankgroup
547 5 07/18/2017 09:04AM
Last Post by thinktankgroup

Help picking lead screws for a CoreXY design

by badrobit
693 4 07/15/2017 06:52AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

XYZ Directions

by o5i
807 4 07/14/2017 11:33AM
Last Post by alex.me

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

by stonecoldfx
945 7 07/08/2017 01:35PM
Last Post by stonecoldfx

extruders run differently with same configurations Attachments

by cthsieh
425 2 07/06/2017 01:33AM
Last Post by scottybfg