T Glass/PETG Coffee Table

When he first heard about my printer, Tony Lock from Think3dPrint3D\Duet3D said something like “Blimey – you could print furniture on that !”, so I thought I’d give it a go. Some time ago I bought a Diamond hot end with a 0.9mm nozzle (RepRap.me will make one if you ask) but I hadn’t used […]

5 Axis Homing using CoreXYUV

For readers of this blog who don’t know, I have what is essentially a dual CoreXY printer with two CoreXY mechanisms stacked one above the other. The lower gantry carries the hot end and the upper gantry carries the 5 E3D Titan extruders. This enables me to use much shorter Bowden tubes than I would […]

Some minor printer upgrades

As readers of this blog will know, the upgrade to 5 colour was done in a bit of hurry in order to get the printer ready for the TCT show. There were a few things that I wasn’t entirely happy about so I’ve been putting those things right, as well as making a couple of […]

The Diamond 5 Colour – part 2

This is a follow up to this post The Diamond 5 colour (“Fullcolor”) hot end (and other related stuff). One of the issues I mentioned in the earlier post was that I suspected that the 5 colour version of the Diamond hot end suffered from “heat creep”. Or at least I was experiencing problems with PETG  […]