Timgo Tip-Hot End

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Timgo Tip-Hot End

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Timgo Tip - Hot End

Concept (untested) hot end using: NiChome heating wire; JB weld (or similar high temp compound); and threaded rod.

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Proposed Build steps:

1. Start with strait peace of raw plastic filament or wax crayon

2. Sharpen to a fine point (pencil sharpener)

3. Drill metal washer to intended size

4. Place washer on tip

5. Rap heating wire around filament

6. JB weld and add threaded rod


Variation 1-untested - addition of thermistor

Variation 2-untested – addition of air cooling holes to threaded rod


Reference builds:

http://reprap.org/wiki/Buckrap_Hot_End_Bow

http://reprap.org/wiki/Electroformed_Nozzle

http://reprap.org/wiki/Glass_Nozzle

http://reprap.org/wiki/Kettle_Hat_Hot_End

http://reprap.org/wiki/Mattroberts%27_Hot_End