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by mikronano
Wed Sep 14, 2016 4:10 pm
Forum: LulzBot TAZ
Topic: TAZ 6 - Z Offset & Level Issue
Replies: 4
Views: 4951

Re: TAZ 6 - Z Offset & Level Issue

Hey guys, looking for some advice here. I own two Taz 6's that I use nearly 12 hours a day, every day. I find myself constantly fighting the leveling & having to adjust the z-offset. Every time I start a new print, it's either too low or too high. It is never as level as I'd like. I print on most o...
by mikronano
Wed Sep 14, 2016 3:17 am
Forum: Filament
Topic: Filament for Gears
Replies: 4
Views: 1592

Re: Filament for Gears

I could not agree more! Both herringbone gears on my extruder are nylons, the Alloy 910. It is a bit tricky to print, especially the big one due to bed adhesion issues. But thanks to the Wolfbite Nitro, everything is possible. And once you get it done, you will never regret using it. This stuff is r...
by mikronano
Tue Sep 13, 2016 6:33 am
Forum: Filament
Topic: Best Glues??
Replies: 12
Views: 5357

Re: Best Glues??

Is it possible to glue HDPE to nGen? Or to any of the other filaments? Does anyone know where you can get sheets of co-polyester that I can use with the X-carve and then glue to 3D printed parts from the Taz? I'm sorry but I've never worked with HDPE. In general, all solvent based plastic cements/w...
by mikronano
Sat Sep 10, 2016 10:05 am
Forum: Filament
Topic: Bridge Nylon Interface Bulge
Replies: 8
Views: 1772

Re: Bridge Nylon Interface Bulge

Have ever tried Magigoo or do you know if it is safe to use on PEI? Sorry, I haven't. First time I hear is from you. I had a quick look on the web about it. According to the manufacturer it is designed for ABS and PLA. The nylon chemistry is quite different and its "surface tension" is what makes i...
by mikronano
Sat Sep 10, 2016 9:17 am
Forum: Filament
Topic: Bridge Nylon Interface Bulge
Replies: 8
Views: 1772

Re: Bridge Nylon Interface Bulge

Just to throw an idea about the bed adhesion. With all the Taulman nylons, I have been working with the Wolfbite Nitro. I had the same issues with the PVA glue: how many layers, how thick, what temp is the best, how to safely remove it from the PEI sheet and so on. Now, I'm not saying that the Wolfb...
by mikronano
Thu Sep 08, 2016 3:15 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: Best Glues??
Replies: 12
Views: 5357

Re: Best Glues??

Do you guys think the glues you are recommending work well with big parts as well as small? Here are my prints. Small parts are always easier to glue/weld together with either type. Big parts put a bigger challenge, mostly for the quick curing glues like the Loctite and all the super glues. By the ...
by mikronano
Thu Sep 08, 2016 2:34 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: Best Glues??
Replies: 12
Views: 5357

Re: Best Glues??

Reviews say the Weld-On #3 is very hard to use at first. Runs everywhere. Any suggestions? Truth to be told, there is no perfect solution for everything. But it is also true that all depends on what you are used at. Is true that with Weld-On and all products like this, due to their extremely small ...
by mikronano
Thu Sep 08, 2016 9:22 am
Forum: LulzBot TAZ
Topic: Whats going on in this nGen print?
Replies: 5
Views: 1231

Re: Whats going on in this nGen print?

I've been printing with all kinds of materials and one thing I have found is that not all of them work with the same first layer height. From the looks of your skirt, it appears that the head is too close to the bed when it comes to that material. Try to increase the clearance between the nozzle and...
by mikronano
Thu Sep 08, 2016 9:08 am
Forum: Filament
Topic: Best Glues??
Replies: 12
Views: 5357

Re: Best Glues??

Just curious what is the strongest bonding glue for printed parts. I usually print in nGen, or PLA. I have a project that needs a strong bond. Do you guys just purchase products like Gorilla Glue from home Depot? Thanks, Chris In regards to nGen and any other co-polyester (PETG, PETT, T-Glase, Colo...
by mikronano
Thu Jun 30, 2016 11:54 am
Forum: Filament
Topic: PLA choice for hot tubs?
Replies: 4
Views: 1127

Re: PLA choice for hot tubs?

Since you want to give it a shot with the PLA, how about you try the new HiTemp PLA that's been out lately? At least, with this, you'll have the PLA print-ability you're familiar with and the needed high temp resistance and you won't have to worry about the part getting too soft and coming apart mak...