3-way Quick-fit Extruder and Colour Blending Nozzle

Three extruder’s and One Nozzle – RepRap material blending Hello everyone, I’m really excited about this one, I hope you like the results -  Very first print. It’s taken a while to get this post written up, but a few recent things have really spurred me on to get it finished. It’s been over a year now since [...]

Geared Peristaltic Quick-Fit Pump Extruder

Even before my universal paste extruder, I have had it on my list to re-investigate the peristaltic pump at some point. This was one of the last things I started for my 30 days of creation back in June #30DOC. Many peristaltic pumps are already on Thingiverse, but none of them really jumped out at me, so I [...]

Extruder Calibration

This tutorial shows you a simple method of how to calibrate a 3D printer Plastic filament extruder – Extruder Calibration -  And as with every other 3D tool-path generator you need to have a calibrated extruder first before you can get awesome looking prints. it’s really easy to do and will save you so much [...]

Universal Paste Extruder

Printing with other materials – This particular 3D printing adventure started last August (2011) after seeing a few news reports on 3D Chocolate printing, it had always been on my list of things to try, after reading the reports and looking at the rather over marketed video of a machine doing essentially nothing… I was really frustrated that the [...]

Quick-Fit X Carriage and Quick-Fit Extruders

Quick-Fit X Carriage and Quick-Fit Extruder’s  -  Even with just two M4 bolts holding on my Greg’s accessible extruder I still find it a pain to swap-out extruders so I decided to re-design the X carriage to allow a quick extruder change and also make it big enough for Dual extrusion and mounting other things – I’m not yet experienced [...]

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