[hackspacebristol] 3D Printer Size

Ian Stratford ginjaian at gmail.com
Tue Jun 18 21:51:23 UTC 2013


Tom

Looks perfectly printable to me. It's too tall at 155mm to print upright,
but arranging it so it's diagonal on the bed should mean it prints fine
that way around. The walls are pretty thick, so it will have quite a bit of
strength. Do you want to come down on Thursday night and give it a go?

Ian


On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 4:37 PM, Doug Smith <bigdougsmith at googlemail.com>wrote:

> Bear in mind that the parts are made of layers and the shearing between
> the layers is the usual way that parts fail.
>
> So if you print it laying down rather than stood on one end it will be
> much stronger.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Doug.
>
>
> On 18 June 2013 08:56, Tom Cook <tom.k.cook at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Blast, with the attachment this time...
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 8:55 AM, Tom Cook <tom.k.cook at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi Ian,
>>>
>>> Thanks for having a look.  The attached scad file is what I had in mind.
>>>  I'm not sure how the printer will go printing the cylinder - any thoughts?
>>>
>>> The part is to replace a joiner on a pram that's broken.  I'm not sure
>>> whether to just print the part as-is, or whether to print a negative mould
>>> and then cast in resin (perhaps with glass fibre).  Any thoughts?
>>>
>>> Thanks again,
>>> Tom
>>>
>>>
>>> On Mon, Jun 17, 2013 at 11:42 PM, Ian Stratford <ginjaian at gmail.com>wrote:
>>>
>>>> That's the volume; X and Y 200mm, Z around 110mm, max. But it depends
>>>> what you want to print as to the potential success/failure. Large parts can
>>>> warp if not carefully managed during the print. If you have something
>>>> specific in mind, run it by me and I'll try to work out if it's feasible.
>>>>
>>>> Ian
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Mon, Jun 17, 2013 at 11:27 PM, Jon Dowling <
>>>> chocojon at blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> I think the bed is 200mm by 200mm and probably greater than 100mm in
>>>>> build height. Ian would know better build volumes though.
>>>>>
>>>>> Hope that helps,
>>>>> Jon
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On 17 June 2013 13:28, Tom Cook <tom.k.cook at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>>  Quick question: what's the printable space of the 3D printer?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Cheers,
>>>>>> Tom
>>>>>>
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