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Ormerod 3

Posted by Treito 
Ormerod 3
September 18, 2017 03:55PM
Hello,

I am considering to design a new version of an Ormerod, but how is the interest?
What change would be important and what details should I keep?

Best regards,

Sven


Slicer: Simplify3D 4.0; sometimes CraftWare 1.14 or Cura 2.7
Delta with Duet-WiFi, FW: 1.20.1RC2; mini-sensor board by dc42 for auto-leveling
Ormerod common modifications: Mini-sensor board by dc42, aluminum X-arm, 0.4 mm nozzle E3D like, 2nd fan, Z stepper nut M5 x 15, Herringbone gears, Z-axis bearing at top, spring loaded extruder with pneumatic fitting, Y belt axis tensioner
Ormerod 2: FW: 1.19-dc42 on Duet-WiFi. own build, modifications: GT2-belts, silicone heat-bed, different motors and so on. Printed parts: bed support, (PSU holder) and Y-feet.
Ormerod 1: FW: 1.15c-dc42 on 1k Duet-Board. Modifications: Aluminium bed-support, (nearly) all parts reprinted in PLA/ ABS, and so on.
Re: Ormerod 3
September 19, 2017 12:08PM
im not sure if you should keep the free x-arm because its swinging.

definitly need to change the cold end section this part is still driving me nuts.

the modularity of it should be maintained i think.

maybe plan it to have an optional casing for it? less heating time, less noise
Re: Ormerod 3
September 19, 2017 01:51PM
The idea would be to support the arm at the front with keeping the shape as far as possible.
A more stable frame reducing the problem of twisted rods and so on.
I am wondering if this would worth the amount of work or if I should simply construct a simply design which will not have much in common with the Ormerod.

Besides you could put the printer into a closet.


Slicer: Simplify3D 4.0; sometimes CraftWare 1.14 or Cura 2.7
Delta with Duet-WiFi, FW: 1.20.1RC2; mini-sensor board by dc42 for auto-leveling
Ormerod common modifications: Mini-sensor board by dc42, aluminum X-arm, 0.4 mm nozzle E3D like, 2nd fan, Z stepper nut M5 x 15, Herringbone gears, Z-axis bearing at top, spring loaded extruder with pneumatic fitting, Y belt axis tensioner
Ormerod 2: FW: 1.19-dc42 on Duet-WiFi. own build, modifications: GT2-belts, silicone heat-bed, different motors and so on. Printed parts: bed support, (PSU holder) and Y-feet.
Ormerod 1: FW: 1.15c-dc42 on 1k Duet-Board. Modifications: Aluminium bed-support, (nearly) all parts reprinted in PLA/ ABS, and so on.
Re: Ormerod 3
September 19, 2017 03:57PM
i once thought of bearing at the tip of the x-axis to rise on a
blanc rod that is parallel, to the x-axis ones on the back,
wich would be tied to the x-axis aluminium profile

only that way you would have to set the printer higher
Re: Ormerod 3
September 25, 2017 06:58AM
Hello Treito, the Redblunt is right.

X arm ist not up to date, and must be fixet like in prusa i3, and it will be nice if Ormerod 3 will be mobile...unfortunately it is not possible to carry the Ormerod or transport it from a to b.

And that the bed on the y axis is, is also not good, it is much more precise when hieter moves in x and y axis, or not?

This one is a good form =>

[3dprint.com]

[www.3dfactories.de]

And Z lift like on Form 2.

[www.ebay.de]

I think of building a delta or normal printer in Box, like Profi3dmaker.
If you need help in solidworks, tell me...but I believe you can do it yourself =D

Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 09/25/2017 08:54AM by bigbangnow.
Re: Ormerod 3
September 28, 2017 08:32AM
Hello,

I use Fusion 360 tongue sticking out smiley
I think you did not get the question. If I would change the direction of the heated bed to the z-axis it would not be an Ormerod anymore. That is why I am asking. At the moment I try to finish a CoreXY, but my Ormerod 2 needs more attention than I thought.

Best regards,

Sven


Slicer: Simplify3D 4.0; sometimes CraftWare 1.14 or Cura 2.7
Delta with Duet-WiFi, FW: 1.20.1RC2; mini-sensor board by dc42 for auto-leveling
Ormerod common modifications: Mini-sensor board by dc42, aluminum X-arm, 0.4 mm nozzle E3D like, 2nd fan, Z stepper nut M5 x 15, Herringbone gears, Z-axis bearing at top, spring loaded extruder with pneumatic fitting, Y belt axis tensioner
Ormerod 2: FW: 1.19-dc42 on Duet-WiFi. own build, modifications: GT2-belts, silicone heat-bed, different motors and so on. Printed parts: bed support, (PSU holder) and Y-feet.
Ormerod 1: FW: 1.15c-dc42 on 1k Duet-Board. Modifications: Aluminium bed-support, (nearly) all parts reprinted in PLA/ ABS, and so on.
Re: Ormerod 3
October 08, 2017 10:21AM
Quote
bigbangnow
Hello Treito, the Redblunt is right.

X arm ist not up to date, and must be fixet like in prusa i3, and it will be nice if Ormerod 3 will be mobile...unfortunately it is not possible to carry the Ormerod or transport it from a to b.
=D

I carry mine around every day. It rises along in my car and prints during the day at work and evenings at my parents' home. And weekends at my own home.

Have a look at my post in "Any Ormerod owners in Cape Town."

I made some changes to the Ormerod 1 and incorporated a handle ontpop of the Z Extrusion. It is perfectly balanced.

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 10/08/2017 10:22AM by Karoo Klong.
Re: Ormerod 3
October 09, 2017 08:13AM
The best way to increase precision with the Ormerod design, imo, is to replace the smooth rods and linear bearings on all 3 axis with linear rails. As is done with the Cetus MKII.
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