Z Motor Mount/Belt Tensioner Upgrade

This is the last motor mount that I wanted to change. Here is the old one. Being plastic, it had the same issues with distortion due to heat that the other mounts had, hence the fan that can be seen on the left. The motor is mounted beneath the upper plate which can slide back […]

Still alive and kicking

Apologies to readers of this blog for not posting anything for a while but I’ve had a lot of things going on in my life, apart from 3D printing stuff. Not least of which is the fact that I’m now in receipt of the state pension and have formally given up my “day job”. Anyway, […]

Loctite LB8065 for Cartridge Heaters

Many years ago, when I worked in the automotive industry, we used something called “Copaslip” for high temperature lubrication/anti-seize purposes. Then a couple of years ago, before I started this blog, I had the idea that, if it has a high copper content, then it might make a good high temperature thermal transfer compound for […]