making 3d printer

Created Date: 2018-10-25/ updated date: 2019-01-23
  • Medium 3d printer assembly v39
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Making a FDM type 3d printer Some parts made by hand, some parts will be made by another 3d printer, some parts will be made by CNC. I use videos written in the following as a reference... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qn1NkI5KSDk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=63Ei-H2gQ48 Details will be attached later soon..

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        • making Base Frame

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          First I designed Base frame of my own 3d printer.
          CAD is Fusion360.
          Materials as following...
          SF-20・40 SF9-242 500mm
          D Bracket SS w/screw-tap SFJ-017
          ST Nut SS(M5) SFN-TX5
          Adjuster M8×21mm clear
          Claw nut M8
          MDF 6mm
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          • attach Y_axis_Stepper motor_assy & Timing Belt_Block_assy

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            Then I attached Y_axis_Stepper motor_assy & Timing Belt_Block_assy to the Base Frame.

            Materials as following... 

            Stepper Motor NEMA17   
            Motor Bracket QP01  
            GT2 Timing Pully   
            Liner shaft clamp x 2
             Bearing  8 x 22 x 7 mm
            Liner Shaft φ8mm
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            • attach Modeling_table_assembly

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              Next, I attached Modeling_table_assembly to the Base.

              Materials as following...

              liner shaft support SHF8
              liner shaft φ8mm
              liner motion ball bearing slide unit JPF-3D-XSZC-4PCS
              acrylic raising block
              aluminum plate
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              • attach Z_axis_motor and lead screws

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                Next, I attached Z_axis_motor and lead screws to the Base.

                Materials as following...

                NEMA17 stepper motor
                Helical beam coupler φ5mm-8mm
                lead screw T8-2-D8 φ8  400mm
                liner shaft support SHF8
                liner shaft φ8mm
                liner rail shaft clamp SK8

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                • assemble X_axis_Stepper motor_assy and hotend_unit

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                  I assembled X_axis Stepper motor_assy and hotend_unit.
                  Materials as following....

                  NEMA17
                  GT2 Timing Pully&Belt
                  Timing Belt holder unit
                  Bearing  8x22x7mm
                  Bearing holder block module
                  liner shaftφ8mm
                  liner rail shaft clamp SK8
                  aluminum plate
                  extruder unit
                  liner rail shaft clamp SK16(for fixing extruder)
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                  • Small timing belt holder unit
                  • Small extruder timing belt holder unit
                  • attach Z_axis_elevator_module to X_axis_Stepper motor_assy

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                    Then I attached Z_axis_elevator_module to X_axis Stepper motor_assy.
                    Materials as following....

                    aluminum plate
                    aluminum elevator block
                    brass nut for lead screw
                    liner motion ball bearing slide unit JPF-3D-XSZC
                    Small x axis assy with z axis elevator
                    • assemble XZ_axis_assy and Base_unit

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                      Next I assembled XZ_axis_assy and Base unit. 
                      Small load xz axis assy
                      • attach Y_axis_timingbelt, heatbed_unit and XYZ_endstop_SW

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                        finaly, I attached Y_axis_timingbelt, heatbed_unit and XYZ_endstop_SW to Base_unit.  
                        Materials as following....

                        GT2 Timing Belt
                        Y_axis_timingbelt_holder
                        grass platform(Anycubic ultrabase)
                        Heatbed
                        Endswitch for RepRap
                        • Small full assy
                        • Small y axis timingbelt assy
                        • Small heatbed assy
                        • Small x axis endswitch
                        • Small y axis endstopswitch
                        • Small z axis endstop switch
                        • wire up XYZ steppers, endstops, Heatbed, Hotend, and fan

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                          wire up XYZ steppers, endstops, Heatbed, Hotend, and fan on Ramps 1.4.
                          Materials as following....
                          genuine Arduino Mega 2560 Rev 3 Ramps 1.4 shield A4988 stepper motor driver Full Graphic Smart Controller AC/DC Converter AC110-220V ⇒ DC12V 10A
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                          • Oops!

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                            I forgot to attach Extruder unit. orz Now It's put on the top of Base frame.
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                            References

                              Usages

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                                Printing Koala

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                                Printing Koala.
                                Material is PLA.

                                I used KISSlicer to generate .gcode file for pronterface.
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                                Printing calibration pyramid

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                                Printing calibration pyramid to ensure and confirm printing quality.
                                Material is PLA.


                                I used KISSlicer to generate .gcode file for pronterface.

                                Referred following page...

                                https://3dp0.com/calibration-pyramid/
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                                Printing cat in sleep

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                                Printing cat in sleep.
                                It's my first printing try.
                                Material is PLA.

                                I used KISSlicer to generate .gcode file for pronterface.
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                                Flexible dinosaur

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                                Printing flexible dinosaur.
                                Material is PLA.


                                I used KISSlicer to generate .gcode file for pronterface.
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