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by JeffDM
Wed Jan 24, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: Incubator
Topic: Parallel Printing: Mass-Production Printer
Replies: 7
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Re: Parallel Printing: Mass-Production Printer

A Duet board might help you get what you want without having to develop custom controllers.

I suspect you might want to break out each extruder with its own motor. The extruder torque shaft might distort too much to be useful down the line.
by JeffDM
Tue Jan 23, 2018 6:33 am
Forum: 3D Models
Topic: Where do you all post your STL's nowadays?
Replies: 7
Views: 3972

Re: Where do you all post your STL's nowadays?

I see clearly more “traffic” on Thingiverse. I’m not fond of the Makerbot company but it’s I used to try to make a point of posting to YouMagine but it’s not as nice of a site, search fails to find things that are definitely in their index, and sparse content hurts too. Pinshape has a sluggish UI, w...
by JeffDM
Sat Jan 20, 2018 11:44 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Multi Material Multi nozzle Dolly
Replies: 2
Views: 3044

Re: Multi Material Multi nozzle Dolly

Extending the slides still means you're sacrificing potential build area vs. a single nozzle, there's no escaping that. If you're considering a multiple nozzle on one carriage, I would consider a Chimera (two nozzles) or Kraken (up to four). That limits the amount of travel that needs to be sacrific...