RepRap: Blog: A new approach to printing metals

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Fab@home, Ed Sells and myself have all tried it previously with very limited success. This would let us to print onto the plastic whilst causing minimal damage. Have you considered using other materials for the nozzle such as ceramics or heat resistant plastics? RepRap: Blog.

DIMENSIONEXT: The Third Way: A 'Snap Together' 3D Printer

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On one side of the home 3D printer spectrum are self-assembly printers from the RepRap and Fab@Home projects, on the other are the MakerBot , Ultimaker and kins range of pre-assembled printers. As extruded plastic cools, it shrinks a little. Pages. SECTOR NEWS. REPORTS. REVIEWS. SEARCH.

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Open-source 3D Printers

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Cornell University, with its Fab@Home project, was one of the first to develop an open-source 3D printer. The system enables the use of many types of materials, ranging from chocolate and cake icing to plastics and living cells. Its possible to obtain the plans from the Fab@Home website and build a machine on your own. A relatively recent development that is quietly unfolding could have an interesting impact on the additive manufacturing (AM) industry.

Best of the RepRap Wiki 3/11/11

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Go over there and check out their 4 Mendels, 1 Huxley, and 1 Fab@Home. Volumetric Dimension settings With the new Skeinforge 40 you calibrate based off how much plastic, by volume, is entering the top of the extruder per step, and therefore how much plastic is being pushed out the nozzle per step. The RepRap Wiki is a great tool to host your project, but for too long we have allowed some of these great updates to the Wiki to go unsung.

RepRap: Blog: Best of the RepRap Wiki 3/11/11

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Go over there and check out their 4 Mendels, 1 Huxley, and 1 Fab@Home. With the new Skeinforge 40 you calibrate based off how much plastic, by volume, is entering the top of the extruder per step, and therefore how much plastic is being pushed out the nozzle per step.

Universal Paste extruder - Ceramic, Food and Real Chocolate 3D Printing.

RichRap

Various paste extruders existed for RepRap, Makerbot and Fab@Home and both peristaltic pumps and moineau pumps were being experimented for paste extrusions, I looked at some of these, but went a different route.