Stepper motor and electronics cooling

I recently encountered a problem with my printed XY stepper mounts so thought I’d share my solution and also some other things I do to cool certain parts of my printer. We all know that stepper motors run hot but they are mostly rated to run at around 80 degrees C so normally, cooling isn’t […]

Z axis lead screws.

I just wanted to share my thoughts about lead screws and the like for Z axis motion. I have read numerous posts on various forums by people claiming that threaded rod isn’t accurate or that it is only suitable for holding things together and never for linear motion. They will then go on to say […]

Introductory first post

The intended purpose of this blog/web site is that it will be a place where I can share my thoughts, ideas, experiments and general 3D printing related stuff. I have no affiliation to any 3D printer brands or manufacturers. What I write here will just be my own personal views and experiences. Hopefully some of […]