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Discuss any sort of mechanical stuff here: positioning systems, gears, extruding methods, etc. 
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what the zamboni is going on with the Bearing Inserts?

by Leav
967 3 09/20/2008 04:46AM
Last Post by Leav

Sprocket for Ball Chain

by Leav
2,071 5 09/18/2008 11:35AM
Last Post by VDX

"Machine goes to workpiece"

by VDX
997 2 09/17/2008 11:33AM
Last Post by Larry_Pfeffer

New user, several new ideas.

by Satori
1,106 10 09/15/2008 06:36AM
Last Post by Ru

Super-Slick PTFE Tape for linear bearings

by Joshua Merchant
3,170 3 09/09/2008 11:37AM
Last Post by VDX

Two ideas for linear sliders Attachments

by VDX
1,313 3 09/08/2008 01:04PM
Last Post by VDX

working on cartisian table for simplification

by RBisping
1,073 6 09/01/2008 09:50PM
Last Post by RBisping

Motor-couplings Attachments

by VDX
1,188 9 09/01/2008 12:41PM
Last Post by VDX

Yet another silly idea

by sid from outer space
903 5 09/01/2008 03:30AM
Last Post by sid

Minimum speed for extruder?

by jgilmore
883 3 08/29/2008 11:39AM
Last Post by nophead

Half bearings for the extruder drive screw - How do they work?

by Joshua Merchant
1,197 9 08/29/2008 01:45AM
Last Post by wizard23

Cartbot with all three axes controlling the toolhead - why not?

by Joshua Merchant
1,008 12 08/28/2008 01:44AM
Last Post by sid

Finished cartesian bot using bike chain

by james glanville
1,351 14 08/27/2008 04:10PM
Last Post by JohnWasser

Z-belt connection

by davidgoodenough
1,003 6 08/27/2008 02:34PM
Last Post by Ian Adkins

Laser cut extruder assembly

by davidgoodenough
753 2 08/27/2008 02:13PM
Last Post by Ian Adkins

Help: X axis skip/jumps

by ronanwarrior
989 11 08/25/2008 07:17PM
Last Post by ronanwarrior

Granule Extruder meets local store Attachments

by uplift
1,517 12 08/25/2008 10:39AM
Last Post by Kyle Corbitt

mcwire with 90 degrees screw (europeen type)

by khiraly
862 2 08/19/2008 12:25AM
Last Post by khiraly

Printable diagonals Attachments

by ErikDeBruijn
1,785 24 08/16/2008 09:15PM
Last Post by ronanwarrior

Implied Measurements for Darwin

by reece.arnott
929 6 08/15/2008 10:45AM
Last Post by nophead

Drum extruder design

by korndog
1,451 6 08/09/2008 03:02PM
Last Post by Korndog

Cartbot with rotary and linear axes

by Joshua Merchant
1,005 10 08/07/2008 11:07AM
Last Post by Kyle Corbitt

Possible high-temp extruder barrel

by Kyle Corbitt
1,621 15 08/05/2008 05:38PM
Last Post by Larry_Pfeffer

The extruder motor and changes needed in extruder robustness   (Pages: 1 2 3)

by Adrian Bowyer
4,749 84 08/05/2008 04:57PM
Last Post by Demented Chihuahua

BOM issue with Y toothed pulley

by RoundSparrow
1,000 12 08/05/2008 10:48AM
Last Post by Ronson

Boring out a threaded rod

by Kyle Corbitt
1,166 4 08/05/2008 05:37AM
Last Post by nophead

Bed Corner for a Larger Build Volume Attachments

by Andromodon
1,189 18 08/05/2008 12:26AM
Last Post by ErikDeBruijn

Alternatives to aluminum angle and channel in McWire?

by Joshua Merchant
1,489 23 08/03/2008 08:42PM
Last Post by Joshua Merchant

Connecting the GM3 to a drive screw

by Joshua Merchant
889 8 08/03/2008 01:36PM
Last Post by Ru

Pinch-wheel extruder design

by Kyle Corbitt
1,446 12 07/30/2008 07:44PM
Last Post by degroof