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by odiegel
Wed Sep 15, 2010 5:49 am
Forum: UPers
Topic: Useful modifications to Up printer
Replies: 11
Views: 10770

Re: Useful modifications to Up printer

Not quite enough room in there for wings on the screw head. I basically used a 10mm cylinder with alittle 4mm flat protrusion on the top allowing you to get a good grip in it. Seems to be working good, so far...
Olaf
by odiegel
Wed Sep 15, 2010 3:46 am
Forum: UPers
Topic: Useful modifications to Up printer
Replies: 11
Views: 10770

Re: Useful modifications to Up printer

Done! Just uploaded the STL file to Thingyverse.
http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4113
Cheers
Olaf
by odiegel
Wed Sep 15, 2010 1:09 am
Forum: UPers
Topic: Useful modifications to Up printer
Replies: 11
Views: 10770

Useful modifications to Up printer

Hi All, Just made a really simple mod to the Up Printer that makes it a bit easier to use. I printed some little caps (on the Up Printer, of course) with handles that I epoxied onto the screw heads that hold the print platform on the heater. Means I can now easily remove the print platform without u...
by odiegel
Tue Sep 14, 2010 6:23 am
Forum: UPers
Topic: Parts not sticking to platform properly
Replies: 49
Views: 37633

Parts not sticking to platform properly

Hi All, I'm having problems with parts with a large surface area (over 100mm diameter) not sticking to the platform properly. The edges always end up curling up, and sometimes the whole part gets unstuck. I am painting the platform properly, but that doesnt really help much. I find that if I run the...
by odiegel
Sun Sep 12, 2010 11:28 pm
Forum: UPers
Topic: We Need More Suggestions
Replies: 64
Views: 42577

Re: We Need More Suggestions

What would be the chances of making the extrude temperature adjustable from the interface?
That would allow experimentation with other materials.

Also, would be great to get some infor into the manual on the various advanced settings of the "setup" screen

Best regards from New Zealand
Olaf
by odiegel
Sat Sep 11, 2010 9:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: Ordered and Paid!, now the race is on!
Replies: 13
Views: 8124

Re: Ordered and Paid!, now the race is on!

Yep. Auckland, at AUT University. Feel free to swing by for a chat, or if you want to play with the toys. :-) We've got a fab@home (running a reprap extruder head), a Dimension, a couple fo z-corps, and now the Up printer. Will post progress update early next week. Cheers Olaf Hi Sampler, Good to he...
by odiegel
Sat Sep 11, 2010 7:57 am
Forum: General
Topic: Ordered and Paid!, now the race is on!
Replies: 13
Views: 8124

Re: Ordered and Paid!, now the race is on!

Hi Sampler,
Good to hear of another machine in NZ! Could be good to compare notes in a couple of weeks.
Ours arrived late on Firday after I had left work, but I'll have it up and running first thing Monday.
Cheers
Olaf