Tag Archives: PLA

Two Voronoi cats

(10/28/2016) I used Meshmixer to add manual support. The Voronoi cat model took two hours and thirty minutes. Slic3r 1.2.9 to generate a gcode file without support. Filament: eSun PLA+ 1.75 mm Temperaure: 185 C Printing speed: 25 mm/s (Perimeters) … Continue reading

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Original Prusa i3 MK2 – ongoing review

Installed granite base (02/08/2017) Dimension of the granite plate: 400x400x30 mm Weight: 13 kg (2.75 g/cm^3) It dampens vibration and reduces noise. 10/20/2016  PINDA probe, live Z calibration, Z-offset and temperature http://shop.prusa3d.com/forum/improvements-f14/pinda-probe-live-z-calibration-z-offset-and-temper-t2048.html So I got thinking on that and figured … Continue reading

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Steel Fisher – retraction calibration

I was printing a big model that has heavy support. It had a lot of retraction and during the printing, the nozzle hit a piece, dislocated, then spewing filament in the air. Two hours and 46 minutes of work wasted. … Continue reading

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Installation B-struder

Having a reliable extruder is key to quality printing. I’ve run into four extruders that gave nasty operational problems on Steel Fisher. B’Struder: Universal Bowden 1.75mm Extruder http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:711401 I call it B-struder beta for Steel Fisher. Stepper motor plate – … Continue reading

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Strength of printed PLA parts?

The spring hook of a carriage broken apart in July 22 after 5 months operation. The force of spring was about 2 kg of weight.

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Bulbul Junior 3D Printer operation log – Day 2

Clogged heat break in day 1 Stretched 1.75mm PLA filament in Day 1 One of the diagonal rod fell off yesterday. I glued it with metal epoxy this time. Back to print again? Yes. The first layer looks fantastic. I … Continue reading

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PLA vs ABS tough or not ?!

Source: http://forums.reprap.org/read.php?1,420767 Rigor_M [ PM ] PLA vs ABS tough or not ?! October 17, 2014 07:32AM Registered: 1 year ago Posts: 86 Ok, So I guess this topic was discussed multiple times on this forum but still, I can’t … Continue reading

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