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Discuss any sort of mechanical stuff here: positioning systems, gears, extruding methods, etc. 
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45 deg Z printers - conveyor belt ideas

by Ezrec
149 10 07/25/2017 12:26PM
Last Post by Feign

Toolchanger for CoreXY printers Attachments

by rmie
1,007 8 07/25/2017 06:06AM
Last Post by rmie

How should i deal with the vertical force of my Z-axis screw drive?

by DerEchteLanger
157 6 07/21/2017 06:39AM
Last Post by 691175002

X,Y mechanics

by smithhear360
338 7 07/20/2017 10:21AM
Last Post by smithhear360

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

by thinktankgroup
129 5 07/18/2017 06:04AM
Last Post by thinktankgroup

Help picking lead screws for a CoreXY design

by badrobit
148 4 07/15/2017 03:52AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

XYZ Directions

by o5i
179 4 07/14/2017 08:33AM
Last Post by alex.me

Triple stepper Z Axis

by o5i
916 11 07/12/2017 02:10AM
Last Post by dc42

Lubricating Guide Carriages Attachments

by VectorRoll
146 3 07/11/2017 03:39PM
Last Post by VectorRoll

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

by stonecoldfx
334 7 07/08/2017 10:35AM
Last Post by stonecoldfx

extruders run differently with same configurations Attachments

by cthsieh
88 2 07/05/2017 10:33PM
Last Post by scottybfg

A4988 heatsink issue

by Tamjim
167 7 06/30/2017 06:06AM
Last Post by Tamjim

Dual extruder concept

by unromeo21
843 10 06/23/2017 06:18AM
Last Post by Origamib

Requesting Opinions on Mechanics on my Next 3D Printer Build

by Trexation
300 13 06/20/2017 10:05AM
Last Post by 691175002

RobotDigg Alu Effector Measurement? Attachments

231 2 06/12/2017 07:51AM
Last Post by FA-MAS

Benefits of Reduction Gearing?

by GrahamCracker
287 5 06/09/2017 11:06PM
Last Post by dc42

Mechanical end stop

by TonyPagett
728 7 06/09/2017 04:25AM
Last Post by dc42

Optimized Z-bed rail- and leadscrew-arrangement Attachments

by WarriorMe
253 5 06/08/2017 08:58AM
Last Post by WarriorMe

"direct drive" extruder with stationary mounted motor Attachments

by infiniteinquiry
968 13 06/08/2017 06:01AM
Last Post by WarriorMe

exploring bed and autolevel sensors for self build.

by JustSumGuy
182 6 06/08/2017 03:26AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Recommendations for linear guides

by animoose
236 5 06/07/2017 11:52PM
Last Post by dc42

Is a stepper motor the right choice for my project?

by eatumup
209 5 06/02/2017 02:04PM
Last Post by eatumup

Clay extruder for delta printer

by boylucky
658 4 06/02/2017 05:07AM
Last Post by boylucky

Anyone Have a Moons Stepper Motor 17HD4063-01N datasheet?

by kidnamedtony
651 3 06/02/2017 02:17AM
Last Post by kakawuwu

Diamond Hotend not reaching full temperature

by rmellen
925 11 05/21/2017 05:41AM
Last Post by Bernd Walter

Calculating steps per mm

by Vital1
240 5 05/18/2017 02:05AM
Last Post by Vital1

Extruder skipping steps

by CounterSkil
231 3 05/14/2017 02:00PM
Last Post by frankvdh

Ultimaker,Zortrax XY questions and rods quality.

by laurentis
324 1 05/11/2017 03:32AM
Last Post by laurentis

90 Gram Extruder Stepper Attachments

by ChrisT88
906 4 05/09/2017 07:05AM
Last Post by o_lampe

new print surface LokBuild

by GrillSgt
1,295 13 05/08/2017 04:55AM
Last Post by o_lampe