Makerbot Thing-O-Matic

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==Printing a testmodel==
 
==Printing a testmodel==
File> examples>20 mm calibrationbox stl
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*File > Examples > 20 mm calibrationbox stl
 
you'll see the model  
 
you'll see the model  
gcode>generate>/usr/bin/python2>ok
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*GCode > Generate > /usr/bin/python2 > Ok
the settings: do not touch until we figured the optimal settings
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*the settings: do not touch until we figured the optimal settings
Plastic: 1,82
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**Plastic: 1,82
extruder 0,4
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**extruder 0,4
printtemperature:230 ( it appears that the extruderhead is too hot on this temperature, the safety switch for the extruder head turns of, and starts to cool down)
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**print temperature:230 ( it appears that the extruderhead is too hot on this temperature, the safety switch for the extruder head turns of, and starts to cool down), we'll try it on 220 next time (3/6/2013)
we'll try it on 220
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generate
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*Generate
 
now the different steps will be shown, you can see the different layers click buttons on the bottom of the page
 
now the different steps will be shown, you can see the different layers click buttons on the bottom of the page
 
now wait....................
 
now wait....................
 
here's your gcode
 
here's your gcode
>gcode>build
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*GCode > Build (Ctrl+B)
the machine will first heat up and then start building automaticly
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*The machine will first heat up and then start building automatically
 
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progress log:
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gcode> gcode generator> skeinforge (47) works much better then skeinforge (50)
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printing results are much smoother and nicer
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regulary clean the extruder head with a fine sandpaper to remove the build up and burned abs
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=Progress Log=
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*gcode> gcode generator> skeinforge (47) works much better then skeinforge (50). Printing results are much smoother and nicer (3/6/2013)
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*Regulary clean the extruder head with a fine sandpaper to remove the build up and burned abs.

Revision as of 00:58, 4 June 2013


Makerbot Thing-O-Matic
What:
3D printer
IMG 2876.jpg
Participants:
Yashiko, Oddly
Category:
Infrastructure
Locations:
Den Bunker
IMG 2844.jpg

Thing-O-Matic instructions

Contents

Who is Vettige Swa

Building the printer

building instructions

How does this thing work

Turning it on

Calibration

This must be done every time you turn on the printer

Printing a testmodel

you'll see the model

now the different steps will be shown, you can see the different layers click buttons on the bottom of the page now wait.................... here's your gcode

Progress Log

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