Second Print – Good cube! But ooze blob on edges

May 2, 2011

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Here is a video of my second print: Heres the picture

First Print! but fail due to x axis jamming

May 1, 2011

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print in hand

Yay Alhumdulillah my first print actually printed. Even though it started to slide over to the left, this is a good starting point to troubleshoot further. I used g code generated from here: 3dtoolchain.com/​index.php Its a website made by Techzonecom, the ones who sold me the huxley reprap, so the settings are good. I can […]

First Print test – Fail – Tip jam

May 1, 2011

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Tip jam into bed

Problem: This is when the hot tip jammed into the bed. Hypothesis: This might be for two reasons: 1) The hot tip wasn’t hot enough to melt the plastic as it was being extruded, thus causing the plastic to push the whole tip downwards. 2) The extruder is just too fast with the repsnapper g-code. […]

Pre-print Mech. Test

April 30, 2011

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X-axis motor carriage bend

After constructing the RepRap huxley, I started to test the mechanics of it with the motors attached. I love systems engineer 🙂 Motor Overheat Problem 1: X-axis motor heat was really high which caused the X-axis motor rack to melt and thus causing the tension of the belts to bend it which consequently caused the […]

Initial print test

April 29, 2011

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The print test is being done using Repsnapper. I started to heat the printer and fed the ABS into the extruder until it reached the hot tip. The following issues occured: Current temperature is not displaying Y axis is tripping on something i need to smooth on the bottom of the carriage later Motor temperatures […]

RepRap – Rapid Prototyping machine (aka 3D printer) – axis test

April 23, 2011

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I am currently designing a curriculum as part of my Masters program in which students will be using rapid prototyping to learn mathematics topics of geometry and measurements.  In order to accomplish this schools will need access to cheap rapid prototyping machines.  The best option for this is to use the open-source project RepRap.  It […]

Masters in Technology Education

April 23, 2011

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I am currently studying to attain a Masters in Technology Education from Western Governors University.  WGU is a fully accredited, fully online university which is perfect for my lifestyle right now. I graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a Bachelors in Electrical Engineering in 2008, worked as a software engineer for 6 months, then tried […]

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