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by hybridprinter
Thu Jul 27, 2017 12:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M2 Fire Report
Replies: 45
Views: 15355

Re: M2 Fire Report

this thread is beginning to make it obvious that someone needs to design/build/sell an add-on safety solution!!!
by hybridprinter
Tue Jul 25, 2017 2:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M2 Fire Report
Replies: 45
Views: 15355

Re: M2 Fire Report

Can the stock M2 power supply even be turned off and on with an electrical signal? Our M2 power supplies are plugged into WeMo devices for remote control, maybe there is a temp sensor which can interface with the WeMo software and that software could turn on/off the M2 PSU? Also good idea to have a ...
by hybridprinter
Mon Jul 24, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M2 Fire Report
Replies: 45
Views: 15355

Re: M2 Fire Report

how about one of those handheld laser temp guns pointed at the aluminum block (mounted to a bracket which attaches to the extruder carriage), the temp gun could probably have an output cable that feeds real-time temp into the 3DPrinter electronics (or whatever can control the power supply on/off fun...
by hybridprinter
Mon Jul 24, 2017 6:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M2 Fire Report
Replies: 45
Views: 15355

Re: M2 Fire Report

why not just have a temp monitor on the aluminum block, if the block exceeds for instance 375 C then shut down the main power to the machine. Thermistor goes bad, hardware component on rambo board goes bad, glitch in the firmware. Any one of these items would have to fail in a way to keep power on c...
by hybridprinter
Mon Jul 24, 2017 5:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M2 Fire Report
Replies: 45
Views: 15355

Re: M2 Fire Report

so what conditions could result in a fire? Could there be a feature (or accessory item), which monitors if filament is no longer extruding during an active print (i.e. filament is stuck in the hot end), which after XX amount of seconds it will power down the hot end and printer to prevent any possib...
by hybridprinter
Mon Jul 24, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M2 Fire Report
Replies: 45
Views: 15355

Re: M2 Fire Report

Could there be a feature (or accessory item), which monitors if filament is no longer extruding during an active print (i.e. filament is stuck in the hot end), which after XX amount of seconds it will power down the hot end and printer to prevent any possible issues.
by hybridprinter
Mon Jul 24, 2017 4:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M2 Fire Report
Replies: 45
Views: 15355

Re: M2 Fire Report

Wouldn't the TPU filament catch fire in the hot end and travel upwards to the spool?
by hybridprinter
Sun Jul 23, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M2 Fire Report
Replies: 45
Views: 15355

Re: M2 Fire Report

Ninjaflex and Cheetah?
by hybridprinter
Sun Jul 23, 2017 2:02 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: Has anyone printed with PP material?
Replies: 1
Views: 882

Has anyone printed with PP material?

Please share your experiences...
by hybridprinter
Sun Jul 23, 2017 2:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M2 Fire Report
Replies: 45
Views: 15355

Re: M2 Fire Report

Are TPE/TPU materials flammable?