Monthly Archives: April 2012

First shot with Cermark

Tried some Cermark last night and realize I need more research – like reading the users guide. The LMM6000 is for uncoated metals so I’ll try cutting an acrylic or polyester mask to the outline of the image to be … Continue reading

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More Laser goodness….

I tried the Epilog on some anodized alum. and it was a blast. I am going to go for the CerMark since it’s too light without some added color. I’ll post what that looks like soon. I need to make some … Continue reading

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Finally Got the PCB right….

We’ll I played around with Eagle a bunch and finally got the silkscreen on the PCB to come out right (see below). When I get around to doing the next one I’ll use these. If anyone wants one, I’ll make … Continue reading

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FabScan Details

Greetings All, Forgot to add these vital details. Below is where you can find info on making your own FabScan. Francis’ web site: http://hci.rwth-aachen.de/FabScan The Google Group: https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups#!forum/fabscan  

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Couplers on.

Both couplers are in now and ready for alignment. I should also be able to solder the leads, resistor and LEDs to the heated bed.

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Couplings

Got my couplings today now I just need some shim stock for the stepper shaft and I should be set. Too tired to look for it now.

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And a quick pic of the setup in its current state

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Hmm. WordPress from Safari ain’t working on my desktop. Will investigate when I have more sleep. Here’s a pic of the set up without the rest of the enclosure and I am using clay to hold the object and the … Continue reading

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Hope to cut final housing pieces next week

Down to the last few items on my Fabscan. Turn table mount Laser holder Cut final housing pieces.

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Adding Flats…. So thats what all that noise was.

Was getting some skipping on the z axis of the Prusa and realized I didnt have any flats on the stepper shafts. Also realized that the coupling was warped so the stepper shat and the threaded rod were way out … Continue reading

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Missed opportunity

I just saw a link from Make Mag for kit reviewers. They had hundreds or responses. Oh well.

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