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

by Buback
1,606 9 07/26/2011 08:19AM
Last Post by Dale Dunn

Idea for metal-printing extruder

by DGM
1,366 4 06/26/2011 03:59AM
Last Post by DGM

Harvested stepper motors from printer...

by Ollie
1,220 2 06/17/2011 11:54AM
Last Post by Ollie

Drawer slide

by gildorr
2,235 5 06/17/2011 10:41AM
Last Post by Jorg2011

Extruder delayed jam

by mathijs.kossen
753 3 06/03/2011 02:57AM
Last Post by AgeingHippy

How to attach laser cut wood pulleys to motor shaft?

by jeffwilson
2,516 4 05/30/2011 08:48PM
Last Post by Just Me

Material Science Start, Material dis / advantage, Construction considerations

by dfk20012002
1,216 2 04/13/2011 08:12AM
Last Post by Buback

I found something interesting in an old printer...

by Buback
2,608 15 04/12/2011 04:44AM
Last Post by BodgeIt

Alternative to timing belts

by NuclearNerd
3,788 11 04/01/2011 03:43AM
Last Post by RICK76

Design of a parallel scara with high precision

by VDX
2,566 1 03/07/2011 02:31AM
Last Post by VDX

LOM RepRap?

by g00bd0g
8,278 22 03/05/2011 05:04AM
Last Post by johnrpm

Anti-ooze nozzle   (Pages: 1 2 3)

by Lampbus
5,834 65 02/13/2011 05:11AM
Last Post by annodomini2

Extruder revolver

by Tiberius
1,619 14 02/11/2011 11:11AM
Last Post by patbob

DIY-hypocycloid gears

by VDX
7,664 14 01/26/2011 04:43AM
Last Post by ledvinap

granule extruder Attachments

by Karl
2,404 18 01/13/2011 02:26AM
Last Post by VDX

Determine gear train:

by jha03500
954 1 01/12/2011 11:26AM
Last Post by jha03500

Extruder using temperature controlled soldering iron element

by Joules
2,886 11 12/17/2010 03:04AM
Last Post by NoobMan

Where are the jig length measurements?

by eighty5max
1,205 4 12/08/2010 07:59AM
Last Post by eighty5max

z axis pully

by dissidence
1,106 5 12/05/2010 08:28PM
Last Post by dissidence

frosted glass build-platform???

by koallalays
1,713 4 11/21/2010 11:07PM
Last Post by SebastienBailard

Location of the Opto-Endstops

by goaran
1,101 3 11/10/2010 08:31AM
Last Post by goaran

CNC Hexapod

by Gene Hacker
13,342 26 11/01/2010 05:02AM
Last Post by ALI TAGHAVI

Printable Motors

by mungewell
3,150 10 10/26/2010 09:42PM
Last Post by MattMoses

gcode for milling mendel parts

by KaiBackman
2,747 12 10/15/2010 07:07PM
Last Post by MattyMatt

m3-0.5 hardware and wiki assembly instructions

by pica
968 1 10/05/2010 10:32AM
Last Post by pica

Another extruder concept Attachments

by ErikDeBruijn
2,046 2 10/05/2010 05:40AM
Last Post by Nudel

Granule extruder/filament maker - some new thoughts

by Anonymous User
3,329 14 10/01/2010 01:55AM
Last Post by brad

Extrude without filament

by galaxyman7
1,351 2 09/21/2010 12:28PM
Last Post by JohnWasser

Has anyone devised a print head that cuts sheet metal?

by R.J. Bowman
1,703 12 09/21/2010 06:23AM
Last Post by pica

mirror image of Wade's Geared Nema17 Extruder?

by pica
971 8 09/16/2010 02:45PM
Last Post by Wade