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by Phil
Mon Mar 06, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: Filament
Topic: NinjaFlex
Replies: 4
Views: 4386

Re: NinjaFlex

I wrote earlier about "What sticks to Ninjaflex?" I can definitely now say ABS is one. Notice in the following pictures that you can build Ninjaflex on ABS, but you cannot build ABS on Ninjaflex; it warps away from the bond. I used a rectilinear fill on this one; I think the hex fill will actually b...
by Phil
Sun Mar 05, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: Printed Object Showcase
Topic: Patent Pending
Replies: 32
Views: 17303

Re: Patent Pending

hybridprinter wrote:How about if a provisional patent expires without converting to a utility patent? Does first to file still apply?
Nope. The idea would then be in the public domain, so nobody can patent it.
by Phil
Sun Mar 05, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: Printed Object Showcase
Topic: Medication Vial Organizer Trays
Replies: 6
Views: 2640

Re: Medication Vial Organizer Trays

Cool! May I suggest a handle on the top one?
by Phil
Fri Mar 03, 2017 4:22 pm
Forum: M2 Dual Extruder
Topic: How to Change the Toolhead Offsets in Simplify 3D
Replies: 3
Views: 4855

Re: How to Change the Toolhead Offsets in Simplify 3D

I think this is the right way, at least it works for me...
I had to adjust my X-position by -0.20mm and my Y-position by -0.10mm. Enter those values in the TOOL 1 offsets and check the "Apply toolhead offsets to G-Code coordinates".
by Phil
Fri Mar 03, 2017 5:32 am
Forum: Filament
Topic: HIPS
Replies: 5
Views: 3733

Re: HIPS

It seemed to adhere well to PEI and itself, but also seems brittle. What are your applications for it? Do you use it for dissoluble support?
by Phil
Fri Mar 03, 2017 5:29 am
Forum: Printed Object Showcase
Topic: Challenge - Spiral Stair
Replies: 6
Views: 3185

Re: Challenge - Spiral Stair

Pekish79 wrote: American compared to European care so little about their houses...
No, we just like BIG ones. That is what matters much more here.
by Phil
Fri Mar 03, 2017 12:03 am
Forum: Filament
Topic: HIPS
Replies: 5
Views: 3733

HIPS

Does anyone have any recommendations on using HIPS? I have tried it with PETG and Polypropylene with very mixed results. As of right now, all I can think, is that I am putting it on too thick and jamming the other nozzle on my dual. I have been trying to reduce the extrusion, but have yet to find th...
by Phil
Tue Feb 28, 2017 4:30 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Filament Buckling at Extruder Drive
Replies: 1
Views: 1169

Filament Buckling at Extruder Drive

I now had this happen several times. The first was while printing PETG, the last several were while printing Polypropylene. Something apparently jams the filament below the drive gear, and the filament buckles at the gear. I could not find any obvious jam or rough spot in the tube below the gear, so...
by Phil
Tue Feb 28, 2017 3:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Time for a new sheet of glass? Which thickness?
Replies: 12
Views: 7699

Re: Time for a new sheet of glass? Which thickness?

I was at a glass shop to get a window pane, so I asked about getting a piece of borosilicate glass as a backup. The owner was not familiar with borosilicate, but did have tempered glass on hand. After I did my online research, I decided against using tempered glass, and I would definitely NOT use re...
by Phil
Wed Feb 22, 2017 2:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Extruder Acceleration - Holy Crap!
Replies: 29
Views: 24418

Re: Extruder Acceleration - Holy Crap!

zemlin wrote:This is what I currently run for ABS.
M201 X2000 Y2000 E1000 Z900 ; acceleration
M205 X20 Z1.0 E10 ; jerk
Is the above 'jerk' actually the derivative of acceleration per time? (da/dt)
I just thought that would be a function of the components, nothing you could control.