Jul 19, 2012

Rostock delta 3d printer

Rostock delta 3d printer.

Blog with project history: deltabot.tumblr.com
Videos: youtube.com/user/jcrocholl/videos?query=rostock
More pictures: flickr.com/photos/jcrocholl/tags/rostock
More details about parts: thingiverse.com/tag:rostock
OpenSCAD source files: github.com/jcrocholl/rostock
Documentation: reprap.org/wiki/Rostock

Rostock is a delta robot 3D printer prototype with the following design goals:

Build volume: 8x8x16 inches or 200x200x400 mm
Footprint: 12x14 inches
Print surface: 8x8 inches heated glass which never moves
Mass of end effector with two hotends: less than 150g
Positioning speed: 800 mm/s in all 3 directions
Positioning accuracy: at least 30 steps/mm in all 3 directions
Simplicity: fewer than 200 parts (not including washers, nuts and SMD-mounted electronics)
Hardware cost: less than $500 USD