Category: Printer Parts

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V-Slot Modular Building Block

OpenBuilds V-SLOT is a high quality extruded aluminum profile building block that has an extremely smooth linear v groove rail on all 4 sides. It is precise, easy to work with and allows you unlimited design control through it is modular nature. How does it work? Building with V-Slot is much like working with lumber.…
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If 3D-printed carbon fiber is the future, it’s already here

At the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show, Nissan suggested an idea at once futuristic and intuitive: Automotive components should be quickly and easily replaceable with the help of a 3D printers. The IDx NISMO concept featured removable fenders that could be hypothetically upgraded with the proper conceptual hardware. One obvious implication was that a tech-savvy track…
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Screws for Clay Printhead

Romanian source: http://arboricanelati.ro/snecuri-si-cilindri-de-injectie-si-extrudare/ The three left hand screws can be used in the WASP printhead. First two are standard roofing screws. The third one along is a masonry drill bit (with the end cut off) and I was interested to see if it could cope with rough clay that it has but I have not…
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Universal Paste Extruder for 3D Printers

Open Source Project: This universal paste extruder for RepRap and other 3D printers allows users to experiment with various pastes on 3D printers without the need for any air compressor equipment or valves, etc. Thanks to Richard Horne: http://richrap.blogspot.ro

Quadriple Extruders

Quadruple Extruder for 3D Printers All-metal Quad Extruder Full Kit The Kraken is an advanced quad extruder featuring the ability to extrude 4 different filaments at the same time! Each of the 4 filaments can be extruded at different temperatures meaning the possibilities are endless!It measures 40x35mm in footprint, currently available in the 1.75mm size.…
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Multi-Color Printers and Extruders

Multicolor 3D printing possible from a single nozzle The most common type of home 3D printer is the Fused Deposition Modeler, (FDM) type of printer, which works by melting a plastic filament with a heater element (hotend) and extruding the melted plastic out of a small nozzle (like icing a cake). Current hotends can only…
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