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V Wheel Issues

V Wheel Issues

When I assembled the various moving parts of the Ord Bot Hadron frame, they were all very tight even with the eccentric nuts at their widest settings. Because they are so tight, the wheels develop flat spots that then makes it very difficult to move the various axes, they also manage a complete revolution of…

Converting 3MF Files to STL

When I create new items in Google Sketchup, they sometimes have holes in them when I export them as STereoLitography or STL files, as such I usually make use of the Microsoft repair service on Azure. This allows you to upload an STL file, the site will repair the holes and then allow you to download a repaired STL file of your…

Halloween 2016

Halloween 2016

Following on from last year, I wanted to print a few more spooky items. I bought a 1kg reel of 1.75mm glow-in-the-dark filament from ebay seller etang_uk for ¬£11.99 with free shipping. I then used this to print a couple of Cute hug me Ghosts from Thingiverse: First I printed one at 100%, then I…

TCT Show 2016

TCT Show 2016

One of the main items I was wanting to see this year was the new HP printer that uses inkjet technology to print, unfortunately, it seemed that the machine was in pieces and also that I actually knew more about the machine than the HP representatives on the stand! Here is an interesting Prusa I3…