Sep 6, 2013

ProtoForge 3d printer

Detailed videos of design and build process of new DIY RepRap based 3d printer project: ProtoForge. It looks very high quality built and well designed printer.

From video description:

These are the key features:
Build volume: 300x300x300 mm³ with heated bed up to 110 °C
Material: PLA, ABS, PVA
Dual Print head: 200-300g
Controller: Arduino Mega + Ramps 1.4
Extruder System: bowden extruder with feedrate measurement and control
Housing: rigid aluminum frame and pmma (plexiglas) panels

Main goals:

  • big build volume
  • as fast as possible
  • print quality as good as possible
  • PVA support material

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