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[[User:Ztverran|Ztverran]] ([[User talk:Ztverran|talk]]) 07:51, 1 December 2016 (PST)
 
[[User:Ztverran|Ztverran]] ([[User talk:Ztverran|talk]]) 07:51, 1 December 2016 (PST)
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[[User: Devon Smith|Devon Smith]] ([[User talk:Devon Smith|talk]]) [[User:Devon Smith|Devon Smith]] ([[User talk:Devon Smith|talk]]) 07:11, 4 December 2018 (PST)
    
== Ideas to improve 3d printer (Counterweight): ==
 
== Ideas to improve 3d printer (Counterweight): ==
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# Move printer to moon
 
# Move printer to moon
 
# Attach helium balloons to top of printer
 
# Attach helium balloons to top of printer
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#Make printer components optimized so that minimum material is used[[User:Devon Smith|Devon Smith]] ([[User talk:Devon Smith|talk]]) 07:11, 4 December 2018 (PST)
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#use a smaller extruder head[[User:Devon Smith|Devon Smith]] ([[User talk:Devon Smith|talk]]) 07:11, 4 December 2018 (PST)
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#make the printer frame out of carbon fiber instead of wood or metal[[User:Devon Smith|Devon Smith]] ([[User talk:Devon Smith|talk]]) 07:11, 4 December 2018 (PST)
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#print as many components for your printer as you can using less infill[[User:Devon Smith|Devon Smith]] ([[User talk:Devon Smith|talk]]) 07:11, 4 December 2018 (PST)
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#use a lighter weight material extruder head[[User:Devon Smith|Devon Smith]] ([[User talk:Devon Smith|talk]]) 07:11, 4 December 2018 (PST)
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#use smaller spools of plastic to lighten the weight of the entire assembly[[User:Devon Smith|Devon Smith]] ([[User talk:Devon Smith|talk]]) 07:11, 4 December 2018 (PST)
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#use plastic for your print bead rather than glass[[User:Devon Smith|Devon Smith]] ([[User talk:Devon Smith|talk]]) 07:11, 4 December 2018 (PST)
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#replace metal hardware with plastic[[User:Devon Smith|Devon Smith]] ([[User talk:Devon Smith|talk]]) 07:11, 4 December 2018 (PST)
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#use epoxy for joints rather than fastener[[User:Devon Smith|Devon Smith]] ([[User talk:Devon Smith|talk]]) 07:11, 4 December 2018 (PST)
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#use aluminum axis guide rods instead of steel[[User:Devon Smith|Devon Smith]] ([[User talk:Devon Smith|talk]]) 07:11, 4 December 2018 (PST)
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#cut drive belts in half widthwise to use less belt and to lighten the printer[[User:Devon Smith|Devon Smith]] ([[User talk:Devon Smith|talk]]) 07:11, 4 December 2018 (PST)
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#use an external spool holder and feeder assembly to lighten the printer itself[[User:Devon Smith|Devon Smith]] ([[User talk:Devon Smith|talk]]) 07:11, 4 December 2018 (PST)
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#take it to mars[[User:Devon Smith|Devon Smith]] ([[User talk:Devon Smith|talk]]) 07:11, 4 December 2018 (PST)
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#use smaller stepper motors[[User:Devon Smith|Devon Smith]] ([[User talk:Devon Smith|talk]]) 07:11, 4 December 2018 (PST)
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#use plastic linear and ball bearings[[User:Devon Smith|Devon Smith]] ([[User talk:Devon Smith|talk]]) 07:11, 4 December 2018 (PST)
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#don't use grease[[User:Devon Smith|Devon Smith]] ([[User talk:Devon Smith|talk]]) 07:11, 4 December 2018 (PST)
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#Drill holes in structural components to remove mass[[User:Devon Smith|Devon Smith]] ([[User talk:Devon Smith|talk]]) 07:11, 4 December 2018 (PST)
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#make print bed smaller[[User:Devon Smith|Devon Smith]] ([[User talk:Devon Smith|talk]]) 07:11, 4 December 2018 (PST)
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#make printer shorter in Z axis[[User:Devon Smith|Devon Smith]] ([[User talk:Devon Smith|talk]]) 07:11, 4 December 2018 (PST)
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#use smaller diameter wires for electronics[[User:Devon Smith|Devon Smith]] ([[User talk:Devon Smith|talk]]) 07:11, 4 December 2018 (PST)
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#optimize electrical boards so that they may be smaller and more efficient[[User:Devon Smith|Devon Smith]] ([[User talk:Devon Smith|talk]]) 07:11, 4 December 2018 (PST)
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#use plastic tie rods rather than alum[[User:Devon Smith|Devon Smith]] ([[User talk:Devon Smith|talk]]) 07:11, 4 December 2018 (PST)
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#use printed plastic snap together joints instead of magnetic[[User:Devon Smith|Devon Smith]] ([[User talk:Devon Smith|talk]]) 07:11, 4 December 2018 (PST)
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#take the printer further away from earth's surface[[User:Devon Smith|Devon Smith]] ([[User talk:Devon Smith|talk]]) 07:11, 4 December 2018 (PST)
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#use a smaller diameter filament
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