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Hictop 3DP11 Z Axis Noise when Homing

by BigDan
317 3 10/05/2017 06:09AM
Last Post by Roberts_Clif

Toolchanger for CoreXY printers Attachments

by rmie
1,945 12 09/16/2017 01:53AM
Last Post by rmie

Rotary Delta Robot Design Considerations

by MaxMKA
594 6 09/14/2017 11:01AM
Last Post by MaxMKA

Flexible hosepipe style air-ducts... using Masking tape!

by lkcl
708 27 09/12/2017 08:06PM
Last Post by lkcl

Threaded Rod vs Pitch   (Pages: 1 2)

by mogey336
3,020 51 09/12/2017 11:37AM
Last Post by Dark Alchemist

polymer lead screw nut

by Bj97301
493 7 09/10/2017 05:26AM
Last Post by MKSA

"direct drive" extruder with stationary mounted motor Attachments

by infiniteinquiry
1,536 14 08/27/2017 11:43AM
Last Post by Senimore

Stepper motor selection

by JustSumGuy
503 3 08/22/2017 09:30AM
Last Post by JustSumGuy

Connector identificatiion

by graybeardtx
403 4 08/19/2017 03:54PM
Last Post by graybeardtx

De- and regrease Chinese linear bearings? How?

by HugoW
638 4 08/09/2017 10:25AM
Last Post by Origamib

H-Bot system build

by yashu262
569 2 08/03/2017 09:03AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Ultimaker,Zortrax XY questions and rods quality.

by laurentis
673 2 08/02/2017 04:06AM
Last Post by jerryjs8

90 Gram Extruder Stepper Attachments

by ChrisT88
1,312 5 08/02/2017 12:35AM
Last Post by jerryjs8

RobotDigg Alu Effector Measurement? Attachments

519 3 07/31/2017 09:04AM
Last Post by FA-MAS

Problem with CORE XY

by Losspost
525 3 07/30/2017 05:54AM
Last Post by Losspost

How should i deal with the vertical force of my Z-axis screw drive?

by DerEchteLanger
485 6 07/21/2017 06:39AM
Last Post by 691175002

X,Y mechanics

by smithhear360
724 7 07/20/2017 10:21AM
Last Post by smithhear360

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

by thinktankgroup
385 5 07/18/2017 06:04AM
Last Post by thinktankgroup

Help picking lead screws for a CoreXY design

by badrobit
458 4 07/15/2017 03:52AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

XYZ Directions

by o5i
433 4 07/14/2017 08:33AM
Last Post by alex.me

Triple stepper Z Axis

by o5i
1,240 11 07/12/2017 02:10AM
Last Post by dc42

Lubricating Guide Carriages Attachments

by VectorRoll
463 3 07/11/2017 03:39PM
Last Post by VectorRoll

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

by stonecoldfx
651 7 07/08/2017 10:35AM
Last Post by stonecoldfx

extruders run differently with same configurations Attachments

by cthsieh
295 2 07/05/2017 10:33PM
Last Post by scottybfg

A4988 heatsink issue

by Tamjim
427 7 06/30/2017 06:06AM
Last Post by Tamjim

Dual extruder concept

by unromeo21
1,008 10 06/23/2017 06:18AM
Last Post by Origamib

Requesting Opinions on Mechanics on my Next 3D Printer Build

by Trexation
556 13 06/20/2017 10:05AM
Last Post by 691175002

Benefits of Reduction Gearing?

by GrahamCracker
463 5 06/09/2017 11:06PM
Last Post by dc42

Mechanical end stop

by TonyPagett
805 7 06/09/2017 04:25AM
Last Post by dc42

Optimized Z-bed rail- and leadscrew-arrangement Attachments

by WarriorMe
478 5 06/08/2017 08:58AM
Last Post by WarriorMe