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Discuss any sort of mechanical stuff here: positioning systems, gears, extruding methods, etc. 
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Stepper motor selection

by JustSumGuy
49 3 08/22/2017 09:30AM
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What's Wrong With This Picture... Attachments   (Pages: 1 2)

by gtj
506 33 08/20/2017 12:18PM
Last Post by lkcl

Connector identificatiion

by graybeardtx
120 4 08/19/2017 03:54PM
Last Post by graybeardtx

45 deg Z printers - conveyor belt ideas

by Ezrec
343 17 08/14/2017 07:25AM
Last Post by Feign

De- and regrease Chinese linear bearings? How?

by HugoW
191 4 08/09/2017 10:25AM
Last Post by Origamib

H-Bot system build

by yashu262
149 2 08/03/2017 09:03AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Ultimaker,Zortrax XY questions and rods quality.

by laurentis
431 2 08/02/2017 04:06AM
Last Post by jerryjs8

90 Gram Extruder Stepper Attachments

by ChrisT88
1,028 5 08/02/2017 12:35AM
Last Post by jerryjs8

RobotDigg Alu Effector Measurement? Attachments

317 3 07/31/2017 09:04AM
Last Post by FA-MAS

Problem with CORE XY

by Losspost
156 3 07/30/2017 05:54AM
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Toolchanger for CoreXY printers Attachments

by rmie
1,113 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
213 6 07/21/2017 06:39AM
Last Post by 691175002

X,Y mechanics

by smithhear360
396 7 07/20/2017 10:21AM
Last Post by smithhear360

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

by thinktankgroup
175 5 07/18/2017 06:04AM
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Help picking lead screws for a CoreXY design

by badrobit
198 4 07/15/2017 03:52AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

XYZ Directions

by o5i
225 4 07/14/2017 08:33AM
Last Post by alex.me

Triple stepper Z Axis

by o5i
963 11 07/12/2017 02:10AM
Last Post by dc42

Lubricating Guide Carriages Attachments

by VectorRoll
202 3 07/11/2017 03:39PM
Last Post by VectorRoll

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

by stonecoldfx
394 7 07/08/2017 10:35AM
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extruders run differently with same configurations Attachments

by cthsieh
129 2 07/05/2017 10:33PM
Last Post by scottybfg

A4988 heatsink issue

by Tamjim
203 7 06/30/2017 06:06AM
Last Post by Tamjim

Dual extruder concept

by unromeo21
877 10 06/23/2017 06:18AM
Last Post by Origamib

Requesting Opinions on Mechanics on my Next 3D Printer Build

by Trexation
337 13 06/20/2017 10:05AM
Last Post by 691175002

Benefits of Reduction Gearing?

by GrahamCracker
330 5 06/09/2017 11:06PM
Last Post by dc42

Mechanical end stop

by TonyPagett
751 7 06/09/2017 04:25AM
Last Post by dc42

Optimized Z-bed rail- and leadscrew-arrangement Attachments

by WarriorMe
291 5 06/08/2017 08:58AM
Last Post by WarriorMe

"direct drive" extruder with stationary mounted motor Attachments

by infiniteinquiry
1,024 13 06/08/2017 06:01AM
Last Post by WarriorMe

exploring bed and autolevel sensors for self build.

by JustSumGuy
222 6 06/08/2017 03:26AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Recommendations for linear guides

by animoose
292 5 06/07/2017 11:52PM
Last Post by dc42

Is a stepper motor the right choice for my project?

by eatumup
245 5 06/02/2017 02:04PM
Last Post by eatumup