Jul 24, 2015

Hacking IKEA tables into 3d printer enclosure

If you want to get high quality prints you can use a printer enclosure to stabilize the temperature making it a protective isolating chamber. Stable and higher temperature can prevent warping and other heat related damage to your 3d printed object.

Here you can see how to make a simple DIY enclosure from two IKEA "Lack" tables and some acrylic panels. It makes internal temperature stable at around 40 degrees centigrade compared to 20 degrees centigrade of room temperature. It also features extractor fan for fast cooling.

Detailed build guide can be found at developed by Instructables user phatima:


Do remember that you can also make a 3d printer form IKEA furniture: