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Discuss any sort of mechanical stuff here: positioning systems, gears, extruding methods, etc. 
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How smooth should the printer bed move?

by OneSprague
80 6 05/31/2016 01:41PM
Last Post by animoose

2 Color printing with out 2 heads.

by IOWOLF
71 7 05/31/2016 09:48AM
Last Post by IOWOLF

"Unnamed" plotter XY mechanism revisited Attachments

by lkcl
327 16 05/30/2016 11:20AM
Last Post by lkcl

Motors settings Attachments

by Ksama
253 3 05/29/2016 03:08PM
Last Post by cozmicray

Another arrangement for a 3D printer from a plotter (Axidraw)

by lkcl
71 1 05/24/2016 10:19AM
Last Post by lkcl

Stepper with good torque/acceleration for a corexy?

by pieri70
100 6 05/23/2016 11:29PM
Last Post by pieri70

Accurate, heavy duty timing belt

by pugzor
159 5 05/23/2016 11:17AM
Last Post by cozmicray

4 Z-Axis Steppers for a large build platform

by ShadowRam
1,281 7 05/23/2016 09:48AM
Last Post by dc42

X Motor position

by hagensieker
69 3 05/21/2016 03:38PM
Last Post by hagensieker

extruder won't run

by Jagtech
81 7 05/20/2016 03:41PM
Last Post by Jagtech

Noozle size and speed

by Tinchus
81 6 05/18/2016 12:13PM
Last Post by dc42

Y stepper or Extruder making music?

by friarfish
141 6 05/18/2016 07:01AM
Last Post by friarfish

Way of making full color FDM Printing?

by strawmedia
170 3 05/17/2016 06:26AM
Last Post by rklauco

High Resolution Extruder Help

by milner
566 26 05/15/2016 11:24AM
Last Post by VDX

Larger Bed (420x420) - Will this work? Attachments

by Bundybear1981
388 10 05/14/2016 02:39AM
Last Post by pugzor

1mx1m hot plate?   (Pages: 1 2 3 4 5)

by rowow
2,154 124 05/12/2016 10:37AM
Last Post by rowow122

Lead Screw usage for X and Y axes   (Pages: 1 2 3 4)

by tobben
2,171 100 05/09/2016 02:03AM
Last Post by deaconfrost

Hydraulics...need help finding'm

by WalkerMaker
105 3 05/06/2016 08:23AM
Last Post by stephenrc

what's the current best engineering practice for stopping lead screw lateral travel?

by lkcl
215 21 05/05/2016 11:38AM
Last Post by JamesK

CoreXY+ idea / design review request

by lkcl
171 4 05/04/2016 09:55AM
Last Post by lkcl

Extruders compatibility

by fucho
85 2 05/03/2016 04:34PM
Last Post by cozmicray

Spectra line drive Attachments

by eslavko
122 3 04/29/2016 04:47AM
Last Post by eslavko

filament unrivaled off roll

by Jagtech
134 5 04/26/2016 05:21AM
Last Post by Jagtech

SINGLE SHEET frame vs BOX frame Attachments

by xdarko
224 2 04/24/2016 09:44PM
Last Post by eggman

push rods

by Delta32
228 5 04/09/2016 02:15PM
Last Post by dc42

usb cable for ramps 1.4

by Jagtech
222 7 04/08/2016 08:53AM
Last Post by MKSA

Drilling on heated bed Attachments

by Iason Giraud
214 2 04/05/2016 01:24AM
Last Post by Genie

"Practical" maximum size of cantilevered bed?

by The Mechanic
229 3 04/04/2016 09:59PM
Last Post by The Mechanic

Hot end ( nozzel) dragging across bed

by Jagtech
170 13 04/04/2016 12:38PM
Last Post by Jagtech

gt2 pully on leadscrew

by tenij000
158 2 04/04/2016 09:50AM
Last Post by george4657