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Open-source metal 3-D printer

Open-source metal 3-D printer
Source[edit] Gerald C. Anzalone, Chenlong Zhang, Bas Wijnen, Paul G. Sanders and Joshua M. Pearce, “Low-Cost Open-Source 3-D Metal Printing” IEEE Access, 1, pp.803-810, (2013). doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2013.2293018 open access preprint Attention: For notification when this page is updated, sign up for a free Appropedia account, enable email, and "Watch" this page. See also: Abstract[edit] Technical progress in the open-source self replicating rapid prototyper (RepRap) community has enabled a distributed form of additive manufacturing to expand rapidly using polymer-based materials. Bill of Materials[edit] Printed Parts[edit] Print these STL files on any flavor of RepRap. Construction[edit] Note to Makers[edit] If you have made a RepRap before this will be easy -- if you are not familiar with RepRaps or Deltabots like the Rostock - more detailed build instructions are available at the MOST Prusa RepRap build page and the Delta Build Overview:MOST. Initial Prep[edit] Single pillar build[edit] 3X[edit]

The Physible Exchange newest View More Page 4 LCD holder for Prusa i3 3mm steel frame by AndreaBruno 1 day ago Linear bearing "hull" library by MiggyMan 1 day ago (not functional yet) side mounting plate for probe on Printrbot Jr V2 by omniverse 1 day ago Fan duct mount for Ord bot and Printrbot (another version) by delavar 1 day ago K8200 / 3drag 2nd z-axis anti-backlash nut assembly by crashmatt 1 day ago K8200 / 3Drag 2nd z-axis drivetrain by crashmatt 1 day ago Last Print on My Mendel i2 sadly by jpan 1 day ago E3D (Bowden) mount for QU-BD's One Up/Two Up by tommythorn 1 day ago Autolevel Probe Mount - Printrbot Simple 2014 / Makers by chumsize 1 day ago Layer Plates by keyjay 1 day ago Page 5 Roller Carriage for Kossel Mini OpenBuilds 2020 V-Slot Extrusion & Mini V Wheels by DeltaDroid 1 day ago The J-Head Lite V2 Ultimate Economy RepRap 3D Printer Hot End by ohioplastics 1 day ago simple calibration by trget 1 day ago Fan duct support by zasf 1 day ago roll support 19 mm hole for PowerSwap EVO by Stampolo 1 day ago Top

reprap » Githubiverse – A Github Pages Template for 3D Printing Projects I’m a big fan of github, and I think it provides an excellent set of resources for hosting 3D printing projects. Recently I had the idea that it would be useful if these projects were able to utilise Github Pages to provide a project landing page, showing similar information to that found on Thingiverse. It sounded like a fun little diversion so I threw together something called githubiverse. It currently consists of a Github Pages template: drop this into the gh-pages branch of any github project, add a little configuration, and your github pages will display the source files, STLs and any images, along with some other information. The beauty here is that the content is dynamically pulled from the github repository so it is always up to date. The screenshot doesn’t do it justice so here is an example site: [Update: The way I have used Thingiview means that only ascii STL files are correctly displayed. Githubiverse Mendel90 Further Ideas

Category:MOST The Pearce Research Group at Michigan Tech in Open Sustainability Technology focuses on open and applied sustainability, which is the application of science and innovation to ensure a better quality of life for all, now and into the future, in a just and equitable manner, whilst living within the limits of supporting ecosystems. Specifically we are interested in exploring the way solar photovoltaic technology can sustainably power our society and how open-source hardware like open source appropriate technologies (or OSAT) and RepRap 3-D printing can drive decentralized local production and manufacturing (and maybe even social change)[1]. See Advancing Open, Sustainable Technology with 3D Printing We have a strong open access policy. Pearce Publications: Energy Conservation • Energy Policy • Industrial Symbiosis • Life Cycle Analysis • Materials Science • Open Source • Photovoltaic Systems • Solar Cells • Sustainable Development • Sustainability Education Completed Projects[edit]

RepRap TEDxEWB Talk: Adrian Bowyer at Imperial College, London, introduces RepRap RepRap is humanity's first general-purpose self-replicating manufacturing machine. RepRap takes the form of a free desktop 3D printer capable of printing plastic objects. Since many parts of RepRap are made from plastic and RepRap prints those parts, RepRap self-replicates by making a kit of itself - a kit that anyone can assemble given time and materials. RepRap is about making self-replicating machines, and making them freely available for the benefit of everyone. is a community project, which means you are welcome to edit most pages on this site, or better yet, create new pages of your own. RepRap was the first of the low-cost 3D printers, and the RepRap Project started the open-source 3D printer revolution. RepRap was voted the most significant 3D-printed object in 2017. RepRap state-of-the-art is well represented by John Mulac's Mulbot and Mike Jeffs' ReprapMJ.

Melzi Melzi Release status: working Introduction A compact all-in-one controller board for RepRaps with one extruder head, optimized for mass production. The point of RepRap is to make itself, of course. Melzi is designed to be a complete set of RepRap electronics that should be very cheap to mass produce. Versions Field guide to identifying your Melzi board: Melzi Version 1.0 (Ardentissimo) The Melzi V1 used a ATMEGA 644P microcontroller, and 4 x A4988 stepper drivers. BEWARE! Melzi 1.0/2.0 eBay Hybrid Most listings online for "Melzi 2.0 1284P" or "Melzi V03" (as above) actually use the 1.0 board schematic, including "Melzi Ardentissimo" lettering and A4988 steppers like the 1.0, but use an ATMEGA 1284P microcontroller like the 2.0. Melzi Version 2.0 Specification: Source files Version 1.0 of Melzi was developed by Joe Mosfet. Version 2.0 of Melzi was developed from Joe Mosfet's original by RepRapPro Ltd. Setting up Melzi Bootloader Upload Uploading the bootloader with an AVR programmer: Firmware Upload

Pearce Research Group If we start in the schools - would children learn more and faster if they were encouraged to flex their own creativity? MOST 3-D Printer High School Teacher Workshop What if open-source 3-D printers could make common products less expensively than a sweat-shop? Massive ROI with Distributed Manufacturing Books J. Nicole C. Angela R. Tekla Labs [Bricolage - partie 1] Alimentation d’atelier DIY à partir d’une alimentation d’ordinateur Bonjour tout le monde ! Aujourd’hui j’entame la première partie d’une série de deux voir trois articles au sujet d’un projet/bricolage en cours. Le but de ce projet est de fabriquer une alimentation d’atelier à la pointe de la technologie (humm … ou pas) à partir d’une vieille alimentation d’ordinateur. Dans cette première partie je vais vous parler de la phase "décorticage" de l’alimentation ainsi que du projet en lui même ;) Pour la suite on verra plus tard quand j’aurai reçu les divers composants. Ps: histoire de rendre l’article un peu moins barbant il est écrit sous la forme d’un "cahier photo". Le projet : -> Faire une alimentation d’atelier high-tech à partir d’une alimentation d’ordinateur trouvé à la casse Ça peut paraitre un peu ambitieux comme projet mais c’est réalisable sans problème ;) Étape 1, trouver une alimentation : Étape 2, comprendre la connectique ATX : Cf : +3v3 @ 9A, +5v @ 16A, +12v @ 4A … c’est vraiment pas mal ! Let’s go !

Alimentation pour chargeur pour chargeur modélisme Pour alimenter un chargeur d'accu vous pouvez remplacer votre batterie de voiture par soi : - Une alimentation stabilisée 13,8 volts en sortie (pleine charge d'une batterie de voiture), en entrée sur le 220v EDF : Chez Selectronic catalogue 2003 page 2-29 modèle 10A nominal SL1760 à 48 euros. Chez Conrad catalogue 2003 page 191 alimentation pour CB (elles sont moins cher dans la partie CB que celle page 340 au chapitre alimentation), même photo que chez Selectronic, mais pour 45 euros seulement 6A nominal, ou la 10A à 65 euros. - Ou une alimentation de PC de récupération. Pour les faire fonctionner, il faut les charger (électroniquement), en fait sur le PC c'est le disque dur qui fait office. Dernier point, les alimentations de PC sont des alimentations à découpage, il y a du 400 volts à l'intérieur. Ce dossier contient : ancien modèle Pour avoir de la puissance sur le 12 V, il faut charger le +5v. nouveau modèle Connexion vue coté câble. donc En pratique : @+ Philippe