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* [https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3223697 Filament Guide]
 
* [https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3223697 Filament Guide]
  
==Filament==
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==Filament (PLA)==
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===3d Solutech===
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* White: on order
* hatchbox
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===hatchbox===
* 3d solutech
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===inland===
* inland
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===ANET===
* bam!tak
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* White: good, no issues
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* Gray: became brittle on the spool and broke, losing about 300g of PLA
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=To Do=
 
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*** [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OqRbSkX5IJk&list=PLTCCNNvHC8PDR_jQy609toqq8EAfhiOOL&index=6 Best ways to orient your print]
 
*** [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OqRbSkX5IJk&list=PLTCCNNvHC8PDR_jQy609toqq8EAfhiOOL&index=6 Best ways to orient your print]
 
*** [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UuzcXsqiVX0&list=PLTCCNNvHC8PDR_jQy609toqq8EAfhiOOL&index=7 What is infill?]
 
*** [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UuzcXsqiVX0&list=PLTCCNNvHC8PDR_jQy609toqq8EAfhiOOL&index=7 What is infill?]
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*** [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=afLolx2OEKE&list=PLTCCNNvHC8PDR_jQy609toqq8EAfhiOOL&index=18 How to slice]
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*** [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OcddlK36OVs&list=PLTCCNNvHC8PDR_jQy609toqq8EAfhiOOL&index=27 Print Faster] Infill Changing via multiple processes using Simplify3d
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**** Can we do this with another program?
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*** [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JGhgaypou6E&list=PLTCCNNvHC8PDR_jQy609toqq8EAfhiOOL&index=26 Print Orientation]
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* https://www.youtube.com/user/ThomasSanladerer
 
* https://www.youtube.com/user/ThomasSanladerer
  

Latest revision as of 15:29, 7 February 2020

Callum and I picked up a CREALITY Ender3 3D printer this week and we're trying some things out. Starting this page to track a few things. Big thanks to @Toyotaboy for giving some up front advice. I'll mark his advice with a {TB}.

This page will\may change drastically over time as I figure things out.

Assembly

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=me8Qrwh907Q
    • The most helpful video we watched. After Step 5 of the visual directions, we went to YouTube
  • When you build, make SURE that the z-axis is as perpendicular as possible to the bed (bed should be lowered all the way on all 4 knobs). Use something square and rigid to look at the gaps, then tighten down the frame screws {TB}
    • This comes out in the video, as well as how to use one of the crossbars to check evenness.

Levelling

Notes

Helpful Mods

Filament (PLA)

3d Solutech

  • White: on order

hatchbox

inland

ANET

  • White: good, no issues
  • Gray: became brittle on the spool and broke, losing about 300g of PLA

bam!tak

best-q

overture

To Do

  1. Get the spool holder off the machine
    • Amazon sells cheap ones that work well. You want the weight off the machine because as motors move around, extra weight will make printing offset, then you get little artifacts because the slicer doesn't calculate weight. It assumes a rigid machine
  2. IKEA Lack table
    • Need to price out plexiglass, LED lighting, smoke detector, decide on power placement

Upgrades

Misc


Software