Search found 13 matches

by tshe1
Wed Jul 18, 2012 2:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: low quality print
Replies: 6
Views: 6539

Re: low quality print

did you try to prinf "fine" quality?
what about density (cavity)?
do you use the larger or smaller layer thickness?
by tshe1
Wed Jul 18, 2012 2:08 pm
Forum: Projects and Models
Topic: Google Android Tablet Stand
Replies: 18
Views: 30064

Re: Google Android Tablet Stand

i have my own technique to finish the product with surface like grain. i sprayed the part with 3M sparay glue (after some sanding if needed), let ir dry a little and then add the part grain powder (can use flour), remove residual gentley and let the part dry. paint with spray paint and you get a nic...
by tshe1
Sun May 27, 2012 7:10 am
Forum: General
Topic: clibrate
Replies: 3
Views: 3794

Re: clibrate

with the printer pluged and initialized, the softwerare isn't getting the reset- the numbers of X1 X2 H donn't come o???
by tshe1
Fri May 25, 2012 7:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: clibrate
Replies: 3
Views: 3794

clibrate

try to calibrate the machine, did the calibrate model.
i want to reset the values in the dialog box and its doesen't reset (not show 0).
do i need to dothr reset (calibration) with the printer pluged and initialized?
by tshe1
Fri May 25, 2012 4:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: material doesn't comming out
Replies: 1
Views: 2853

material doesn't comming out

happend while printing, try to push the fillament during printing- didn't work.
removed the nozzle for aceton cleaning, discover that the heating elements wires of the extruder partially melted into the ABS shield.
is that normal?
by tshe1
Fri Apr 20, 2012 7:40 am
Forum: UPers
Topic: problems with installing UP software
Replies: 2
Views: 4920

problems with installing UP software

i'm having some problems with installing the UP software to my new computer (windows 7 64 bit): in the first time i connected the printer before runing the EXE file and the computer returns me the following note: "device driver software was not successlfuly...". then i installed the printer and conn...
by tshe1
Sat Feb 18, 2012 8:01 am
Forum: General
Topic: Recycling rafts and other discarded plastic
Replies: 2
Views: 3321

Re: Recycling rafts and other discarded plastic

i'm using some discarded ABS to create ABS glue. just mix 50% acetone and 50% ABS by volume and after some time the ABS dissolves into the acetone. i'm using it to glue parts together (i did big model 280mm long, 160mm wide), or to smothe the surface for painting. use a brush carefully and let the g...
by tshe1
Fri Feb 03, 2012 5:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Question for existing UP users
Replies: 6
Views: 6039

Re: Question for existing UP users

i have the printer for a month now but didn't print a lot of things... anyway, i have some experiance (from work) with other 3D printers such U-print and Objet. ofcourse the up! (or any FMD printer) will not have the surface finish of Objet-like technologies, but i think that the final quality of th...
by tshe1
Fri Jan 13, 2012 4:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: pp3dp printer
Replies: 6
Views: 6216

Re: pp3dp printer

how much downtime due to problems you have? what kind of problems you face with? i have my UP! for two weeks and hope it will stay long (i'm going to sale engineering sevices) enough for printing 10kg of material. do you all ordrer from PP3DP?, i heard about problens in the line diameter consistancy...
by tshe1
Fri Jan 13, 2012 4:29 pm
Forum: Coffee Place
Topic: calibration
Replies: 10
Views: 22258

calibration

i have my UP1 printer for two weeks and wanted to check the calibration. first i printed the calibration model and find X1=126.2 X2=124.2 H=40.45 Z=-0.25. i measured the distance while the parts were hot (after cooling down it shrenked a little bit), is it OK? anyway, i added the values to the dialo...
by tshe1
Mon Dec 19, 2011 6:31 pm
Forum: UPers
Topic: statistics
Replies: 3
Views: 4629

Re: statistics

can you allaborate how much time you run the printer (printing time) what maintenance you apply and how much failuers/changing parts?
by tshe1
Mon Dec 19, 2011 1:51 pm
Forum: UPers
Topic: statistics
Replies: 3
Views: 4629

statistics

can you asses the number of hours to first failure?
how much hours your printer runs without problems? (problems that needed to solve by changing parts, not by poor or lack in maintenance)
by tshe1
Wed Dec 14, 2011 8:16 pm
Forum: UPers
Topic: purchasing UP! printer import tax
Replies: 2
Views: 3801

purchasing UP! printer import tax

to all of you that orderd the printer from China, did you paid any import taxes and how much?
my customs wants 34% taxes for the printer, not includung VAT (16%)!!!