Building a DIY large bed 3D printer

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Re: Building a DIY large bed 3D printer

Post by Icky » Sun Oct 13, 2019 2:40 pm

IngoQ wrote:
Sun Oct 13, 2019 9:21 am
This is for sure the only 3D printer specifically designed and constructed to print out ST cases :-D

Great work, I am really looking forward to see the finished thing :)
Thanks. It's going to take time as I mentioned I have messed up my current printer putting in a new board and need to print a few more pieces out. Also its a bit of a modify on the go build as the dimensions are outside of a supported build for the Voron its based on.

I too can't wait to see it do its first ST case print.

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Re: Building a DIY large bed 3D printer

Post by Icky » Sun Oct 13, 2019 2:41 pm

PhilC wrote:
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Looking good so far Icky, will be looking forward to seeing it working in person at some point.
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Re: Building a DIY large bed 3D printer

Post by Icky » Sun Oct 20, 2019 11:19 pm

Moved onto the bottom of the printer and started to place some of the boards in. I have the Z drive steppers out as I am having some new parts kindly printed by PhilC whilst my current printer is still trying to recover from a new mainboard replacement. I know, I shouldn't have too many projects on the go at once. :)

With this size printer there is plenty of space for the Duet 2 and Duex 5 and will need to start putting in the PSU's, Raspberry Pi etc etc.

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Re: Building a DIY large bed 3D printer

Post by PhilC » Mon Oct 21, 2019 8:39 am

I better hurry up and print the last two lots then.
If it ain't broke, test it to Destruction.

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Re: Building a DIY large bed 3D printer

Post by Icky » Thu Oct 24, 2019 7:41 am

XY gantry belts now all in place with the toolhead block showing the Z-probe. Next task to start wiring and testing things are working as expected.

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Re: Building a DIY large bed 3D printer

Post by stephen_usher » Thu Oct 24, 2019 1:03 pm

I'll be impressed if it can produce ceramic mugs. :-)
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Re: Building a DIY large bed 3D printer

Post by Icky » Fri Oct 25, 2019 1:29 pm

stephen_usher wrote:
Thu Oct 24, 2019 1:03 pm
I'll be impressed if it can produce ceramic mugs. :-)
I would be too :) That would be a very interesting market.

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Re: Building a DIY large bed 3D printer

Post by Icky » Fri Oct 25, 2019 1:59 pm

Most important thing for the printer is making sure you have the right boot logo on your screen :)

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Printed parts arrived from PhilC this morning (much appreciated PhilC), now need to clean them up and get the Z drive area sorted.

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Re: Building a DIY large bed 3D printer

Post by PhilC » Fri Oct 25, 2019 2:54 pm

:yay2: :yay2: :yay2:
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Re: Building a DIY large bed 3D printer

Post by Atarian Computing » Fri Oct 25, 2019 4:49 pm

Good choice with the Duet and Duex. I hear they are worth the higher price.

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