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Assembling the ATOM 3D Printer Heated Bed (Part 2)

This is a continuation of the coverage of our journey in assembling the ATOM 3D Printer Heated Bed (part one can be found here). With the removal of the power brick, the power cable connects directly to the PSU now and hence there is a new faceplate for all the …

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Assembling the ATOM 3D Printer Heated Bed (Part 1)

ATOM Heated Bed Assembly

And so, here’s the log of our exploits in assembling and getting the ATOM 3D Printer Heated Bed going! Took around a day front to back to put things together (thought not all in one shot). Similar to the fixing up of the ATOM 3D Printer itself, it is worthwhile …

Building up the ATOM 2.0 3D Printer (Part 2)

[This is a continuation from Building up the ATOM 2.0 3D Printer (Part 1)] From where we left off last with the frame, it was time to fix in the stepper motors, remembering to keep the cable connectors pointed to one side. With the complete frame and motors in place, …

Building up the ATOM 2.0 3D Printer (Part 1)

First off, this is not meant to be a how-to-build manual for the ATOM 2.0 3D Printer as it is already really well documented (http://www.atom3dp.com/en/film/). Rather, it’s most of a review of our experience/process going through it to share our thoughts with y’all. So here we go: The package arrived …

3D Printing with Flexible Filaments

Today, we pulled out an old,small batch of non-standard flexible filaments we almost forgot we had! Been meaning to test these out for a while but then got busy with the move and events lined up, but anyhow, on with it! So we have actually 3 types of filament to …

Replacing Bumper Pads on MakerBot Replicator 2

So every now and then, it seems that we are wearing down the bumper pads on our Makerbot Replicator 2 so fast and the build plate starts to seem not as level as before. This could be due to the placing and removing of the build plate, but in any …