It is now since several weeks that my Firepick has already started working as a 3D printer. There are some (expected) issues with calibration that i had not yet time to solve, this make a bit difficult to print large objects as the head does not move on a perfect flat plane but goes down […]
(thanks to Juha, from the FirePick Google group ) I got the printed plastic parts. after a minor cleanup of the captitive nuts seats. here is part of the delta mechanism assembled: Then it is the turn of the three arms secured to the bearing using nuts and washers. I used nilock nuts to prevent them […]
And here we are 🙂 let’s start building my FPD-032 beginning with Plates: bottom, Delta Motor and Top plates. They are milled from 5mm Polycarbonate (lexan) sheet. I’m working toward having it working as 3D printer as soon as possible so that i can start to develop the rest of functionalities. I’m going to use […]
Having the need to build both a pick&place and a 3D printer I stumbled upon http://firepick1.github.io/ Right now i’m in the planning purchasing phase. More details as soon as i start with the building phase.