Primary design guidelines were:
- Build volume: 200x200x200 mm
- Footprint: 600x650 mm
- Print surface: 200x200 mm heated glass which never moves.
- Mass of end effector with hotend: less than 600 grams.
- Positioning speed: up to 80 mm/s in all 3 directions.
- Positioning accuracy: at least 10 steps/mm in all 3 directions.
- Simplicity and use of recycled parts
- Hardware cost: less than 400 USD.
|Sliders were made three Epson LQ 2170 dot matrix printers bought from scrapyard for less than 20$|
|Heated build platform made from Epson flatbed scanner and heating element which can heat it up to 120 C and is controlled by thermostat|
Detailed guide and files to CNC cut the wooden frame:
Here is first post about 3d printer made from old inkjet printer and scrap scanner:
For another wood frame ultra low cost Delta with NO cnc cut or 3d printed parts take a look at:
or look at:
http://diy3dprinting.blogspot.com/2014/06/repscrap-diy-3d-printer-from-salvaged.html (detailed guide focused on printer made from salvaged inkjet parts with DC motors)