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Discuss any sort of mechanical stuff here: positioning systems, gears, extruding methods, etc. 
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Looking for Advice on Layout for 7-Axis Robotic Work Cell

by thinktankgroup
408 5 07/18/2017 06:04AM
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Help picking lead screws for a CoreXY design

by badrobit
496 4 07/15/2017 03:52AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

XYZ Directions

by o5i
478 4 07/14/2017 08:33AM
Last Post by alex.me

Triple stepper Z Axis

by o5i
1,366 11 07/12/2017 02:10AM
Last Post by dc42

Lubricating Guide Carriages Attachments

by VectorRoll
499 3 07/11/2017 03:39PM
Last Post by VectorRoll

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

by stonecoldfx
689 7 07/08/2017 10:35AM
Last Post by stonecoldfx

extruders run differently with same configurations Attachments

by cthsieh
314 2 07/05/2017 10:33PM
Last Post by scottybfg

A4988 heatsink issue

by Tamjim
488 7 06/30/2017 06:06AM
Last Post by Tamjim

Dual extruder concept

by unromeo21
1,044 10 06/23/2017 06:18AM
Last Post by Origamib

Requesting Opinions on Mechanics on my Next 3D Printer Build

by Trexation
594 13 06/20/2017 10:05AM
Last Post by 691175002

Benefits of Reduction Gearing?

by GrahamCracker
493 5 06/09/2017 11:06PM
Last Post by dc42

Mechanical end stop

by TonyPagett
830 7 06/09/2017 04:25AM
Last Post by dc42

Optimized Z-bed rail- and leadscrew-arrangement Attachments

by WarriorMe
520 5 06/08/2017 08:58AM
Last Post by WarriorMe

exploring bed and autolevel sensors for self build.

by JustSumGuy
476 6 06/08/2017 03:26AM
Last Post by the_digital_dentist

Recommendations for linear guides

by animoose
514 5 06/07/2017 11:52PM
Last Post by dc42

Is a stepper motor the right choice for my project?

by eatumup
359 5 06/02/2017 02:04PM
Last Post by eatumup

Clay extruder for delta printer

by boylucky
815 4 06/02/2017 05:07AM
Last Post by boylucky

Anyone Have a Moons Stepper Motor 17HD4063-01N datasheet?

by kidnamedtony
1,466 3 06/02/2017 02:17AM
Last Post by kakawuwu

Diamond Hotend not reaching full temperature

by rmellen
1,254 11 05/21/2017 05:41AM
Last Post by Bernd Walter

Calculating steps per mm

by Vital1
398 5 05/18/2017 02:05AM
Last Post by Vital1

Extruder skipping steps

by CounterSkil
364 3 05/14/2017 02:00PM
Last Post by frankvdh

new print surface LokBuild

by GrillSgt
2,052 13 05/08/2017 04:55AM
Last Post by o_lampe

Proximity sensor changes accuracy over just a couple of days

by ltomov
311 3 05/05/2017 12:28PM
Last Post by ltomov

echo to long extrusion prevented ( I am back)

by Jagtech
432 4 05/01/2017 10:44AM
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echo to long extrusion prevented

by Jagtech
736 28 04/28/2017 06:54AM
Last Post by Jagtech

Motherboard change on Leapfrog creatr hs

by tyros
1,131 9 04/23/2017 12:23AM
Last Post by RudydG

I have designed an application-specific, zero-backlash gears system. RFC ...

by realthor
778 11 04/21/2017 01:44PM
Last Post by realthor

Looking for conical spring

by RickRap
678 4 04/20/2017 12:14PM
Last Post by RickRap

Father Son Project

by Johnjayjameson
774 9 04/20/2017 10:15AM
Last Post by alex.me

threaded rod steps.

by rohit939
604 7 04/20/2017 09:51AM
Last Post by alex.me