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The Plastic Beast CoreXY Printer

Discussion in '3D printers' started by cdsmith12, Feb 28, 2018.

  1. cdsmith12

    cdsmith12 Well-Known
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    cdsmith12 published a new build:

    Read more about this build...
     
  2. Gregg du Plessis

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    Hi - So I'm highly interested in building one of these printers - can you tell me, You designed it to use 2 lead screws - but I see you've added 2 more in your last pictures - any further updates? Thanks
     
  3. cdsmith12

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    When I originally put it together I had a total of 4 lead screws. I didn't think this was necessary and I wanted to use smoothieware, so I went to 2. works fine with 2
     
  4. Triphazard

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    I really like the look of this build and was thinking this is perfect for my needs and want to build it.

    Just wondered what the youtube video was, as it says its not available.

    Cheers.

    Trip
     
  5. Kevon Ritter

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    Did you ever get this build running? I'm curious about the overall rigidity. I have a surprisingly similar design, but smaller (260x260x435). Except, I'd opt for cast corners instead of printed.

    Aside from that, axial fans don't do good as compressors, and can even experience complete flow reversal. There are a million similar part cooling shroud designs everywhere, but how many actually check to see if they are working?! Make sure your part cooler is actually blowing. Check out this example.
     
  6. adonai

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    Hi, analyzing project, I feel you miss talk about two things, how did you glue heatbed on aluminum plate and Y endstop... Could you show us?
     

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