Printrbot Printrbelt

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Printrbot just teased their Printrbelt 3D printer with the heated conveyor belt print surface or "Infinite Z" as they described it. It is a direct competitor to BlackBelt 3D printer (which has a bigger print surface) and knowing Printrbot, it should be low cost and open source. Short teaser: More detailed presentation by Brook: Brook writes: The Printrbot Printrbelt allows for very long prints, multiple copies of one print, or a whole project of files to be printed in one shot.

Printrbot Printrapp

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Brook Drumm presents Printrbot Printrapp, a new control software with web interface. app brook drumm drivers Printrbot software web app web interfaceLooks good and simple.


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Printrbot Paste Extruder

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Brook Drumm of Printrbot posted on his G+ about Printrbot Paste Extruder. Printrbot Paste Extruder with large pate syringe mounted on Printrbot Simple Metal This extruder is still in beta and not yet available for purchase. brook drumm paste Printrbot syringe He announced some possible interesting future implementations of this type of extruder: Heated syringe (chocolate and human cells??)

Printrbot Play 3D printer

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Printrbot just announced their new Printrbot Play 3D printer which is aiming towards low cost market but has full metal body and aluminum platform. Printrbot Play. low cost new diy 3d printer Printrbot They posted on their Twitter: Coming soon…. 399 assembled. 100x100x130mm. Metal construction. Mic6 Alu bed.

printrbot GO – suitcase belts and signature panel


Printrbot had supplied me with a signature panel for the GO! nicely representative of the Brook’s/Printrbot’s “laser cut” period. While the supplied signature panel was a perfect compliment for the original design and finish of the Printrbot GO!, Uncategorized 3d printing Ben Heck bronzefill Brook Drumm ColorFabb paparazzi printrbot printrbot GO Shapeways suitcase belts suitcase fetishSince before I even owned the GO!

Printrbot Printrbelt Working

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Printrbot Printrbelt is making some nice progress. Here is a 6 foot long sword: Here is Wiliam Steele from Polar3D showing how the software control is implemented on Printrbelt: Printrbelt producing many smaller objects (gliders) in a series: brook drumm home manufacturing large models PrintrbotIt is a continuous conveyer belt 3d printer that can print some long objects. New videos and features are released and here is a short overview.

printrbot GO – Frankenstein switch


Uncategorized Frankenstein knife switch printrbot GO Shapeways Let me just be up front and say that this little mod does not warrant an entire blog post. The good news is that you’re not paying by the word, so drop a complaint in the box on your way out if you must. So it seemed clear that amodern PCpower switch was looking more and more out of place on my steampunk monstrosity and someone on PrintrbotTalk forums suggested a knife switch might be the way to go.

printrbot GO – couplers, couplers, couplers


These would not a great solution for a bot with threaded rods that are not constrained at the top in my opinion, because there’d be nothing keeping the couplers from just slipping out of engagement with each other, but for the Printrbot GO, these seemed like a great idea. 3d printing printrbot GO build couplers mental health Oldham couplers printrbot GO threaded rods Z wobble

The New Printrbot GO v2 – family


For those of you who aren’t tired of hearing me say it, I’m still claiming to be the only owner of an original Printrbot GO (outside of insiders that is – Brook, Ben and maybe one other person at Printrbot have one that I know about). The original Printrbot GO was not designed solely with portability in mind, as reportedly one of Ben Heck’s criteria was that it had to have a large print area. 3d printing back pain Brook Drumm printrbot printrbot GO

printrbot GO – compensating bed mounts


Uncategorized auto bed compensation auto bed leveling auto platform compensation automatic bed compensation automatic bed leveling automatic platform compensation automatic tram correction Marlin printrbot GO A lot of time has passed (four months) and a lot has happened since I last updated this blog.

printrbot GO – Trapezoidal Lead Screws


Oh yeah – so I cut down one end of each of the 8 mm rods from igus to 5 mm to fit inside the PTFE bushings I’d been using at the top of the bot and decided to keep using the printrbot couplers for now. Moreover, I had a moment of extreme envy while at Maker Faire when I saw Brook lift the printing head of a printrbot JR up to clean or fiddle with something and then just drop it back down on the nut for the Z axis.

printrbot GO – automatic tram correction (“bed leveling”)


Image from Printrbot help pages. The downside of the Printrbot solution from my perspective is that it necessitates a metal build plate. I’m Despite these obvious shortcomings, I couldn’t resist trying to install some of the “bed leveling” firmware variations that Printrbot has floating around and giving it a shot. 3d printing printrbot GO build bed leveling Brook Drumm printrbot GO tram correction whosa whatsis

Printrbot Metal Plus 3d printer

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Printerbot has a new flagship 3d printer: The Printrbot Metal Plus. It looks like very solid machine, but we are used nothing less from Printrbot. Printrbot Metal Plus 3d printer. Here are videos of Printrbot Metal Plus in action: Printrbot Metal Plus homepage: [link]. brook drumm new diy 3d printer Printrbot

Large volume Printrbot Pro and Printrbot Crawlbot CNC

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Brook Drumm of Printrbot published information on two new machines: Printrbot Pro Technical specifications: Around 2' cubed build volume. The Printrbot Pro is aimed at those who want a very large build volume but don't want to pay the big bucks for other options out there. The next one we build is for me ;) Printrbot Crawlbot CNC Here is what Brook writes about it: Printrbot Crawlbot lives. brook drumm cnc large printer new diy 3d printer Printrbot router

Brook Drumm Unveils Large Scale Printrbot Pro 3D Printer & the Printrbot Play is Now Available for $399

3D Design 3D Printers affordable 3d printers brook drumm cheap 3d printers large scale 3d printer printrbot printrbot play printrbot pro“Bigger is better!” ” In the case of gold bars? Yes… In the case of diamond rings? Yes… In the case of a spider that lurks under your covers at night? What about for... View the entire article via our website.

printrbot GO – amber LCD, bronze extruder gear


When it arrived, it didn’t take long to notice that it only had ten holes in the pcb to connect it and the white-on-blue LCD screen that came with the original printrbot LCD had 16. At It turns out there was some controversy surrounding (at least) one of the batches of LCDs printrbot had supplied, with the wrong voltage causing a variety of problems for the unfortunate owners. 3d printing printrbot GO build amber antique bronze drawcut extruder LCD Shapeways spur gears

Printrbot shows their first desktop CNC router!

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Printrbot is expanding into desktop CNC market with this preview of their router. From video description: Printrbot Founder and CEO Brook Drumm was on hand at MakerCon today to reveal a beta of the upcoming Printrbot CNC router. brook drumm cnc MakerCon Printrbot router This is a big surprise and big news for the scene! We want more information! Developing machine like this is logical step since there are many similarities with their core 3d printer products.

printrbot GO – wireless control with OctoPrint


In case you haven’t been following along, the Printrbot GO! Uncategorized bronzefill fan ducts OcotoPi OcotoPrint printrbot GO Raspberry Pi timelapse One of the more functional mods I’d been planning for some time was the addition of a Raspberry Pi with OcotoPrint for wireless control and remote monitoring of prints (by webcam). OctoPrint is essentially a host software for 3d printers that allows you to control the printer remotely via a web interface.

Printrbot Smalls New Low Cost 3D Printer

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Printrbot just introduced the Printrbot Smalls! Install almost any existing upgrade and/or accessory in the Printrbot store. Printrbot Smalls homepage: [link] Sub 300 USD market segment is certainly getting more interesting. We are still waiting for third party reviews and tests but Printrbot has a proven track record of making solid designs. Here is a Facebook presentation by Brook Drumm: brook drumm low cost new diy 3d printer Printrbot

Printrbot Unveils Their New Paste Extruder, Double-Drive Extruder & More

He also happens to be the CEO of a company called Printrbot, and one of the leading innovators within the... View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Business brook drumm double-drive extruder paste extrusion printrbot printrbot extruders ubis hotend Brook Drumm is one of the more recognizable faces within the 3D printing community.

Printrbot Closes Doors, Saddening 3D Printing Fans Everywhere

3D Printing Business brook drumm company closure Printrbelt printrbot PrintrBot Simple MetalIn a competitive market, it’s hard for any company to stay ahead of the others, and it’s a sad fact that even some of the most popular and long-lived companies succumb to heavy. View the entire article via our website.

Printrbot Crawlbot CNC Set-Up and Operation

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Affordable CNC routers and laser cutters are probably the next big thing in home digital manufacturing and Printrbot is strongly entering into that field. cnc plywood Printrbot routerHere is the presentation of their Crawlbot large area CNC router that can cut standard 4x8 or even larger sheets. It moves along the surface on a sort of wheels and doesn't have a full rigid metal frame in all axis.

Canadian Teacher and ‘Printrbot Learn’ Propose a 3D Printing Curriculum

3D printer manufacturer Printrbot’s educational initiative, dubbed Printrbot Learn, has an assignment for you: Help them construct via a living document a 3D printing curriculum. The company created Printrbot Learn to encourage schools to incorporate 3D... View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3d printing 3d printing curricula 3d printing curriculum Canada Clarence Fischer curriculum Manitoba Printrbot Learn schools Snow Lake

Printrbot Go! v2 larger 3d printer presented by Brook Drumm of Printrbot

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Brook Drumm just released this two videos showing new Printrbots. Printrbot has a new large format portable printer. link] Here is Brook demonstrating handle and covers removal, since it is foldable and mobile: The Printrbot Go is a peculiar beast. It''s large, funky, portable, and expensive, for Printrbot, but it does pack a punch. Printrbot recently also released new full metal Simple: [link] Update: Here is the entire family of Go!

Printrbot Introduces Dual Extruder Upgrade For Their Metal Plus 3D Printer

Coming in at #4 on the list was the Printrbot Metal... View the entire article via our website. 3D Printers 3D Printing brook drumm dual extruder multiple materials printrbot dual extruder printrbot metal plus Earlier this week, we released a list of what we feel are among the top 10 affordable desktop 3D printers available at this time.

Steampunk style DIY 3d printer based on Printrbot GO

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John Davis made this beautiful steampunk themed 3d printer based on Printrbot Go. You can get much more details and build log on Johns blog: [link] Here is the printer in action: diy plywood Printrbot steampunk suitcase wood frame 3d printer I''m a huge fan of wood frame 3d printers and this is work of a true craftsman. It has some nice finishing touches like brass and bronze inlays, mechanical switches, functional gauges and suitcase form factor. Kudos John!

The Printrbot Metal Plus 3D Printer – Coming this Black Friday for $999

It was only about three years ago that a man named Brook Drumm decided to launch a Kickstarter campaign for a 3D printer called Printrbot. 3D Printers brook drumm metal plus printrbot printrbot metal plus Setting a modest goal of $25,000, just enough to... View the entire article via our website.

Printrbot introduces new full metal Simple 3d printer

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Printrbot is well known for its low cost plywood printers. Here is video presentation of metal Printrbot Simple by Brook Drumm: Here is video of metal Simple printing: Here it is on floor of 3D Printshow in NY [link] Printrbot metal Simple technical specifications: Price: not available Release Date: 2014 Build Volume: 6 x 6 x 6 (150mm x 150mm x 150mm) Print Resolution: 100 Microns Filament: 1.75 Printrbot just presented new Printrbot Go!

PrintrBot To Reboot?


Brook Drumm announces relaunch of PrintrBot [Source: YouTube]. A short video. Read the whole entry. » » corporate

PrintrBot To Reboot?


Brook Drumm announces relaunch of PrintrBot [Source: YouTube]. A short video. Read the whole entry. » » corporate

printrbot GO – i take back all the nasty things I said about Oldham couplers


3d printing printrbot GO build Brook Drumm hillbilly engineering Oldham couplers printrbot GO thrust bearings Z wobble Oldham couplers, if you’re reading this, it wasn’t your fault. It was mine. I I didn’t understand you. You You were perfect. Will you ever forgive me? So while deeply lost in thought about completely redesigning the gantry for the GO v.1

Newsflash: Assembled Printrbot Simple is on sale at Amazon!

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Assembled Printrbot Simple 2014 is on sale at Amazon right now, go and check it out by clicking on widget bellow: or follow this link: Printrbot Assembled Simple 2014 3D Printer, PLA Filament, 1.75mm Ubis Hot End, 4" x 4" x 4" Build Volume This is ideal low cost beginner, educational or second 3d printer with excellent price to quality ratio. The machine has excellent reviews and Printrbot is well known company. Amazon low cost Printrbot sale

How to upgrade early Printrbot Simple from fishing line to belt drive

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If you own an early version of wooden Printrbot Simple from 2013 / 2014 that is powered by Kevlar fishing line you may want to upgrade it to belt drive. Jason Bowling made a very detailed guide on the entire process that will upgrade you small Printrbot. diy how to kevlar Printrbot upgrade wood frame 3d printer Kudos Jason! Detailed guide with pictures: [link].

How to repair older version of Printrbot metal heat bed

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If you have a problem with some older versions of Printrbot metal heated print bed, Brook demonstrates how to fix it. brook drumm how to print bed Printrbot problemsolving repairIt looks simple and easy to do even if you are not so experienced.

Printrbot to Launch Major Education Initiatives — Free One Month Trials & Major Discounts for Schools

3D Printing 3d printer discount 3d printers schools 3d printing education brook drumm printrbot printrbot simple Last year I made the bold prediction that by the end of 2014 30-40% of all high schools in the United States would have at least one 3D printer in use. It’s hard to... View the entire article via our website.

3D Printing Shootout: $599 Printrbot Takes on the $25k Stratasys uPrint — and Wins

3D Design 3D Printers 3D Printing 3d printed coffee mug comparison printrbot PrintrBot Simple Metal stratasys uprint thingiverse uPrint It’s often said that it’s important to pick your battles. And while Scott Hanselman thought nothing of blazing right into a heady 3D printing shootout, the cards definitely looked to be stacked against him.... ... View the entire article via our website.

Al Biosciences Researchers Modify Printrbot 3D Printers for Detecting Diseases Quickly, Affordably, Easily

3D Printers 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing Science & Technology 3D printed diagnostic tools 3d printed medical devices 3D printing diagnostic devices 3D printing diagnostics 3D printing in bioresearch modified Printrbot 3D printer printrbot play printrbot simple Small Business Innovative Research US National Institutes of Health

Printrbot Learn Living Document Picks Up Steam: First Draft of Curriculum Released

It looks like Printrbot’s educational initiative, Printrbot Learn, is generating a serious buzz among the educators and students it’s aimed at for its newly introduced curriculum initiative. 3D Printing 3d printing curricula 3d printing curriculum Canada Clarence Fischer Printrbot Learn schools

printrbot GO – wiring woes, duelling fans and a teeny, tiny soldering job


One of the aspects of the initial build of the printrbot GO that I struggled with was how to reliably connect the heated bed. I sent an email to printrbot asking for help sourcing the connectors to plug the heating element and the thermistor into the printrboard and, in typical printrbot fashion, they just sent me a complete replacement heated bed. 3d printing printrbot GO build duelling fans heated bed itty-bitty MOSFET Pololu printrbot GO teeny tiny wiring

printrbot GO – i take back all the nice things I said about Oldham couplers


Printrbot had sent me four Kysans with the kit when I purchased it by mistake and then when they sent me the Wantai motors that the design actually specified they told me to just keep the Kysans. Oldham couplers printrbot GO Z wobble Ok, it’s time to man up and say I was wrong. Soo Soo wrong. The intial test prints after installing my cheapie Oldham couplers were glorious.

Printrbot Closes!


Printbot's Brook Drumm in happier days. Long time 3D printer manufacturer abruptly closed their. Read the whole entry. » » corporate

Conveyor Belt 3D Printers Picking Up Popularity: Printrbot and Polar3D Introduce the Printrbelt

3D Printers 3D Printing Business conveyor belt polar 3d Polar3D Printrbelt printrbotWith less than 24 hours left in its Kickstarter campaign, the BlackBelt 3D printer has raised close to twice its funding goal. It was a good crowdfunding run, reaching its goal in only 15 minutes, View the entire article via our website.

This Steampunk Printrbot GO by Watchmaker John Davis is the Coolest Machine You’ll See Today

Jeter Printrbot GO steampunk steampunk 3d printer steampunk designs Ever since science fiction author K. Jeter coined the term “steampunk” to describe a subgenre of science fiction, fantasy literature and art which features some aspect of the age of steam-powered machinery incorporated... View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printers 3D Printing 3d printer modding analog ei8htohms horology John Davis K.W.