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Designing a reliable and accurate Z axis. Attachments   (Pages: 1 2)

by FalloutBe
939 57 07/04/2015 09:09AM
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First time buying stepper motors: enough torque? [Question] Attachments

by gomme600
185 9 07/02/2015 02:23AM
Last Post by gomme600

geared stepper motor for z-Axis? thoughts on step config

by EljefedsecurIT
86 7 06/29/2015 05:26PM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

My z lead screw has a wobble to it and it can't be replaced so is there a software fix for Sli3r?

by a4jp.com
225 10 06/25/2015 08:16PM
Last Post by Epop

random ideas

by Ken
1,079 3 06/24/2015 05:19PM
Last Post by Jcom.toronto@gmail.com

Calibration with physics ?

by pwave
489 5 06/24/2015 05:00PM
Last Post by Jcom.toronto@gmail.com

Help with wiring new motors? Attachments

by CraigMoberg
86 3 06/22/2015 12:13PM
Last Post by CraigMoberg

How accurate should the AXIS_STEPS_PER_UNIT number be? Attachments

by a4jp.com
168 3 06/10/2015 12:26PM
Last Post by a4jp.com

Graphite impregnated bronze bushings vs LM8UU

by AndrewBCN
239 4 06/09/2015 07:22AM
Last Post by AndrewBCN

DIY ideas for the 3d printer build

by davedavedave
527 15 06/03/2015 01:38PM
Last Post by davedavedave

8mm tube instead of rod?

by Tobo27
706 4 06/02/2015 04:46PM
Last Post by madmike8

triangulation-free Winch system for 3D printer Z-axis movement Attachments

by realthor
473 6 05/25/2015 02:06AM
Last Post by realthor

X Endstop location with RUMBA board

by josef.van.niekerk
338 3 05/19/2015 12:52AM
Last Post by josef.van.niekerk

Little Bit Off Topic

by Optimist
223 3 05/17/2015 12:28PM
Last Post by madmike8

NEMA23 steppers seem weak

by AndreeP
271 4 05/17/2015 12:16PM
Last Post by dc42

8mm lead for z too much?

by navyblueboss
363 5 05/17/2015 10:06AM
Last Post by navyblueboss

Extruder stepper motor temperature?

by Bking1340
807 12 05/11/2015 06:22AM
Last Post by alexella

motor shaft coupler too flexible? Attachments

by o_lampe
321 9 05/09/2015 01:24AM
Last Post by o_lampe

Dual Extruder heating issue.

by casperen
293 6 05/08/2015 10:18AM
Last Post by o_lampe

BuildTak + SprintSteel Sheet

by ngajjar
267 2 05/05/2015 08:39AM
Last Post by gmh39

Bowden calibration issues? Attachments

by Yellobello
292 3 05/04/2015 06:05PM
Last Post by Yellobello

kraken autolift hotend Attachments

by Joar107
1,271 8 04/25/2015 06:37PM
Last Post by Epop

Maximum tube length in delta printer

by Coptup4ik
363 7 04/23/2015 04:56AM
Last Post by dc42

Anyone make their own 3 point bed leveling system? New build and need to make my own.

by lunarkingdom
673 5 04/07/2015 09:20PM
Last Post by lunarkingdom

More questions about Z axis drive

by Bobby-S
444 7 04/06/2015 12:36PM
Last Post by AndrewBCN

Z axis calibration issue due to X axis

by Bastian
349 5 03/27/2015 12:43PM
Last Post by Bastian

Fan Ducts

by kre8
688 5 03/24/2015 10:00AM
Last Post by kre8

Z axis issues

by iuenu
475 3 03/16/2015 12:55AM
Last Post by waitaki

Parts for a belt driven extruder in the UK?

by Pointy
548 16 03/12/2015 02:51PM
Last Post by jaguarking11

Heated Bed ideas?

by mantus
728 10 03/07/2015 09:43AM
Last Post by dc42