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need direct extruder for smartrapcore

Posted by Yoko 
need direct extruder for smartrapcore
June 30, 2017 02:56AM
Has any one succesfully added direct drive instead of bowden setup in his printer and what are the limitations ?
Re: need direct extruder for smartrapcore
June 30, 2017 09:29AM
I've done a direct drive modification for the E3D Titan Extruder with a V6 Hotend (https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1744154) and I've also done a direct drive modification for the Flexion E3D Retrofit Kit for V6 Hotend(https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1934066). Neither have imposed any limitation on speed or build area as far as I can tell. I did switch to a pancake stepper on the E3D Titan direct drive modification to reduce ringing.
Re: need direct extruder for smartrapcore
July 01, 2017 01:53AM
Yeah I've been using a direct titan (switching to aero later today) and have not noticed any issues with quality at speed. I suspect it would make a difference at extreme speeds but then I'm not planning to go that fast. I was printing at 140mm/s with this setup as a test for someone and it was printing fairly well.


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Re: need direct extruder for smartrapcore
July 01, 2017 02:13AM
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PDBeal
I've done a direct drive modification for the E3D Titan Extruder with a V6 Hotend (https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1744154) and I've also done a direct drive modification for the Flexion E3D Retrofit Kit for V6 Hotend(https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1934066). Neither have imposed any limitation on speed or build area as far as I can tell. I did switch to a pancake stepper on the E3D Titan direct drive modification to reduce ringing.
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DjDemonD
Yeah I've been using a direct titan (switching to aero later today) and have not noticed any issues with quality at speed. I suspect it would make a difference at extreme speeds but then I'm not planning to go that fast. I was printing at 140mm/s with this setup as a test for someone and it was printing fairly well.
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