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Mirco Lathe

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Mirco Lathe
Description [[Has description::Preliminary design page for Micro Lathe]]
Intended use industry
Keywords 3D printing, lathe, machinery, symmetric cutting, sanding, painting
Documentation language eng
Appropedia user User:FrankBeFay
Project status prototype
Project was made Yes
Date of publication
Countries of design
Project affiliation
Main materials
Estimated cost
SDG Sustainable Development Goal 9
MOST Delta filament as guide.JPG This page was part of an MTU course MSE4777 OA and MSE4777 OB/MSE5777/EE4777/EE5777: Open-source 3-D printing

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Micro Lathe[edit]

Created by FrankBeFay

This OSAT has been designed but not yet tested - use at own risk.

This OSAT has been modeled.
This OSAT has been prototyped.


  1. This OSAT is a Micro Lathe. While in Beta, it is nearly parametric in order to scale to the supplies on hand, and can be altered to meet the needs of the end user.
  2. A complete frame (Version 1) can be seen to the right

Bill of Materials[edit]

To Be Determined

Tools needed for fabrication of the OSAT[edit]

  1. MOST Delta RepRap or similar RepRap 3-D printer

Skills and Knowledge Necessary to Make the OSAT[edit]

  • There is no special skills needed to make this tool.

Technical Specifications and Assembly Instructions[edit]

  1. If any changes to the design want to be done, open the FreeCAD file and adjust the parameters.
  2. Slicing instructions
    1. Fill % = 25
    2. Speed = 70 mm/sec
    3. Layer Height = .25 mm
    4. Support Needed for Cross Slide
  3. Print time with above settings will be 24+ hours

Common Problems and Solutions[edit]

Cost savings[edit]