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by piercet
Wed Nov 07, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: LulzBot TAZ
Topic: Taz 5 Print Jams
Replies: 2
Views: 42

Re: Taz 5 Print Jams

The small barrel cooling fan on the stock Taz 5 tends to fail. You may need a new one, or preferentially upgrade to the Taz 6 style or aftermarket style fan which will eliminate that. Also be aware that PLA and ABS have different melt temperatures. If you get 245c ABS in the nozzle and then try to p...
by piercet
Sun Oct 14, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: My physics professor
Replies: 1
Views: 211

Re: My physics professor

hot end melt chamber dynamics and PLA heat bore would both be useful topics. The current melt chamber shapes have been arrived at by lots of trial and error, and what can be created by machining easily, but there hasn't been much good research on what the optimal flow pattern should be, where should...
by piercet
Tue Oct 09, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Enlarging print volume
Replies: 2
Views: 181

Re: Enlarging print volume

The biggest hurdle you are going to run into is the bed. Specifically powering and controlling a larger bed heater. You cannot run any additional power through the Rambo board bed controller, so you will need to utilize some sort of relay or SSR / mosfet to control what will probably end up being an...
by piercet
Thu Sep 27, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: Top Layer Issues
Replies: 8
Views: 304

Re: Top Layer Issues

Yeah, more top layers and additional shells may be the way to go there. Or if it's a small enough part just keep the high infill. Turning cooling fan on for the last layers (it's basically a bridging operation) would also help.
by piercet
Mon Sep 10, 2018 11:29 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Flexible shaft drive bondtech gear extruder anyone?
Replies: 7
Views: 572

Re: Flexible shaft drive bondtech gear extruder anyone?

extruder thingy 2.jpg
extruder thingy.jpg

Now the motor mount and support bits exist. Next up, extruder mounts then testing on the taz
by piercet
Thu Sep 06, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Flexible shaft drive bondtech gear extruder anyone?
Replies: 7
Views: 572

Re: Flexible shaft drive bondtech gear extruder anyone?

Motor mount now exists. This one goes with my backbrace mod. There will be a dual motor mount variant and a conventional 90 degree mount once I get further along in testing.

next up, the motor end of the cable cover holder thing.
by piercet
Thu Sep 06, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Flexible shaft drive bondtech gear extruder anyone?
Replies: 7
Views: 572

Re: Flexible shaft drive bondtech gear extruder anyone?

OutcastZeroOne wrote:
Thu Aug 16, 2018 7:51 pm
So it’s a Zesty Nimble with bondtech gears
An open source zesty nimble with a complete build at home parts list once I'm done with an existant taz mount and bondtech gears.
by piercet
Thu Sep 06, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: New Lulzbot Resin Printer
Replies: 2
Views: 201

Re: New Lulzbot Resin Printer

It was a trick. there isn't one.
by piercet
Thu Sep 06, 2018 7:45 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Springy wiper for improved nylon & PETG printing
Replies: 4
Views: 305

Re: Springy wiper for improved nylon & PETG printing

Nice! I really like the concept of reducing strain on the print head there.
by piercet
Thu Aug 23, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Upgrading my TAZ 5
Replies: 9
Views: 539

Re: Upgrading my TAZ 5

Nice work!