RUG/Pennsylvania/State College/Base Plate

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Machining Extruder Base Plate

Although our end goal in the RepRap world is to have everything printed, there are still some things that have to be machined. This page will walk you through the base plate machining process step by step. If you are a professional when it comes to machining, then you can just download the base plate specifications at the end of this article.

For machining the base plate you will be using a vertical milling machine. Milling.PNG Plate.JPG

1. You will need to turn your aluminum stock down to the appropriate dimensions.