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Personal Team, Polar Arm upgrade

Posted by Morpheus 
Personal Team, Polar Arm upgrade
March 25, 2010 06:48PM
Okay, I'll keep a Z axis that fulfills the reqs. I want to use a foldable arm that folds into a bullet-shaped tube, and unfolds. Servo controlled, worm gears locking it to prevent transfer of energy. Magnetic Encoders. A triple extruder: ABS, PLA, 3mm soder.
Re: Personal Team, Polar Arm upgrade
March 26, 2010 01:46PM
Sounds challenging! I look forward to seeing the pics and specs. I must admit, I would like to build a polar reprap just to watch the unique motion!

Mike


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Re: Personal Team, Polar Arm upgrade
April 24, 2010 09:49AM
"Servo controlled" does not sound like the force or precision required for a tripple extruder.
I´m looking forward to your design.
Why didn´t you use the "lets design sth."-board as you seem to not have anything yet?
(At least you gave no link to any project website, requirements-document or similar.)


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