Dec 9, 2013

Habu dual extruder 3D printer and laser cutter hybrid

Habu is combination of dual extruder 3d printer and detachable laser cutter / engraver. It is home brew DIY printer made by Reddit user Ridgeback111.

























From the Habu description:
It's based on a hybrid Mendel90 / Prusa i3. It has dual extruders and a laser cutter. Took about two months to design and build. The plastic parts were printed on a Printrbot Jr.
Technical specifications:
200x200x200mm build volume, custom designed/printed dual filament extruders holding J-Head Mark-V hotends with dual 40mm cooling fans, 80mm print cooling fan/with custom bio hazard grill, 1.7W laser cutter(jtechphotonics)/(able to hack through/etch paper, plastics and 1/4" wood), MK3 aluminum heated bed, six(!) Nema17 stepper motors, Megatronics V2 computer with DRV8825 1/32 step motor drivers, all extruded aluminum construction, GT2 timing belts/gears, M8 Z drive screws on vibration dampening couplers, all axis movements are tracked by gantry plates with precision rails and matching (ball bearing) wheels. This printer will print PLA, ABS, HIPS, PVA, Nylon, etc... Foot print is 20 inches wide x 22 inches deep x 17 inches tall.

Habu cutting balsa wood:




Reddit thread about the printer:

http://www.reddit.com/r/Reprap/comments/1sbryk/my_home_brew_3d_printer_and_laser_cutter_combo/


Openbuilds page on the Habu:

http://www.openbuilds.com/builds/dual-extruder-3d-printer-and-laser-cutter-combo.291/