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[http://www.bitsfrombytes.com/wiki/index.php?title=Test_Parts Some STL test parts from BFB]<br />
 
[http://www.bitsfrombytes.com/wiki/index.php?title=Test_Parts Some STL test parts from BFB]<br />
 
[http://edutechwiki.unige.ch/en/First_steps_with_the_RapMan_V3.1_3D_printer Guide to first Rapman steps and settings] <blockquote>
 
[http://edutechwiki.unige.ch/en/First_steps_with_the_RapMan_V3.1_3D_printer Guide to first Rapman steps and settings] <blockquote>
... Then manually extrude about half a meter of filament at the temperature you set in the G-code file. See if the plastic flows as planned, i.e. 5mm/second ...  
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"... Then manually extrude about half a meter of filament at the temperature you set in the G-code file. See if the plastic flows as planned, i.e. 5mm/second ... Always extrude at least 30 cm of plastic at high temperature (e.g. 248 for color ABS) before running the file.
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When we started printing from a "cold" situation without extruding some plastic before hand, no plastic came out at start and then the nozzle would get stuck in some mess...
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If you plan to print a larger object, e.g. 12cm long, then make the raft temperature higher than 235 or 238 (my standard setting). The plastic will warp more and therefor attempt to rip it off. I don't have any setting yet, but I'd go for a temperature of 240 or higher and a yet fatter raft, e.g. set M108 to S600.0. But don't blame me if you can't get it off the print bed. Play it incrementally :) ..."
 
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[http://rapmanv3.blogspot.com/ Tony's blog with some skeinforge calibration comments]
 
[http://rapmanv3.blogspot.com/ Tony's blog with some skeinforge calibration comments]

Revision as of 19:07, 14 May 2010


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General 3D Printing Links

G-code listing
Skeinforge wiki
Calibrating Skeinforge print settings with tested values for head speed and extruder rate
Script to generate calibrated G-code

Useful RapMan Links

Recovering from a RapMan print crash
RapMan print settings
Analyzing RapMan prints
PLA print settings for RapMan
User submitted RapMan manual notes
ABS print settings for RapMan
Some STL test parts from BFB

Guide to first Rapman steps and settings

"... Then manually extrude about half a meter of filament at the temperature you set in the G-code file. See if the plastic flows as planned, i.e. 5mm/second ... Always extrude at least 30 cm of plastic at high temperature (e.g. 248 for color ABS) before running the file. When we started printing from a "cold" situation without extruding some plastic before hand, no plastic came out at start and then the nozzle would get stuck in some mess... If you plan to print a larger object, e.g. 12cm long, then make the raft temperature higher than 235 or 238 (my standard setting). The plastic will warp more and therefor attempt to rip it off. I don't have any setting yet, but I'd go for a temperature of 240 or higher and a yet fatter raft, e.g. set M108 to S600.0. But don't blame me if you can't get it off the print bed. Play it incrementally :) ..."


Tony's blog with some skeinforge calibration comments

Mendel Links

Individual Mendel print files
Mendel build manual
Block/combined Mendel print files

Wikis

BitsFromBytes (RapMan) Wiki
RepRap Wiki