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The 3D Printing Area is located on the top floor of Lansing Makers Network.
Zone Steward: Tim Schmidt
3D Printing Zone Tools / Equipment
- promote the use of 3D printing technologies within the makerspace - software, hardware, and 3D printed products
- showcase the makerspace's 3D printing
- collect / adapt / develop a training curriculum
- inventory and document printers on this page, linking to firmware, modified parts, etc.
- create real-life tags, with a spot to write-in the issue, and a way to affix them to an item
- organize group-purchase filament orders
- establish a regular meeting schedule
- establish LMN-purchased stock, which can be paid for per-print via Cura / Repetier cost estimation
- purchase / install fast-heating bed heaters on all printers: http://www.ebay.com/itm/like/191353869307?lpid=82
- 3D print a buildlog.net laser cutter rotational axis: http://www.buildlog.net/blog/2011/04/open-source-rotational-adapter-part-1/
- Progress: not started
- (unclaimed): download the assembly STEP file, and export each printed part into an STL http://www.buildlog.net/wiki/doku.php?id=rotational
- (unclaimed): print parts
- (unclaimed): assemble and install in laser, connect motor to electronics
- (unclaimed): modify laser cutter firmware for rotational axis
- Get the Makerfarm printing reliably
- Progress: Hot end installed and tested. Extruding works!
- Tim Schmidt: determine the offset between nozzle and bed leveling probe, and update the printer's wiki page.
- Tim Schmidt: configure and install updated firmware
- Tim Schmidt: test printing
- (unclaimed): soak magma hotend in acetone - it's already disassembled and in the glass container.
- Refurbish the solidoodle 2 3D printer
- Looking for someone to help with the completion of this project.
- Progress: Joe Zimmerman had a design for laser-cut base to contain power supply. This design never worked out, at the moment the design was scrapped. A mount for the electronics, and LCD also needs to be created
- (unclaimed): laser cut a test to verify that the dimensions are correct, then laser cut the final version - ply? acrylic?
- (unclaimed): install power supply, electronics, LCD
- (claimed): run motor and hotend wiring
- A crimper and ends have been ordered and received to put new ends on the motors and existing wiring.
- The fan will need a DC-DC power step down converter which is on hand, but needs to be set for 12volts
- (unclaimed): laser cut improved magnetic side walls
- Build a Wolfstock extra-large Delta 3D printer
- Progress: Collecting parts
- (unclaimed): print two motor brackets
- (unclaimed): pull 3 NEMA-23 motors from the parts area
- (unclaimed): acquire makerslide
- Improve the frame of the Rostock by replacing it's MDF with aluminum extrusion. Some 3D printed parts may need to be replaced.
- Progress: establish bill of materials
- (unclaimed): print http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:516447/