Glue Gun Support
by jmil, published
Use This Project
Give a Shout Out
If you print this Thing and display it in public proudly give attribution by printing and displaying this tag.Print Thing Tag
I\'m working on a different extruder (for thick sticks of plastic) based on a glue gun. The hope would be to make starch plastic/glass like this:
and then use the glue gun on MakerBot to do the extrusion. We are also testing other materials to extrude. Stay tuned!
This is the first version of the glue gun support. Each side takes about 3 hours to print. Screw together with M3 bolts you have leftover from your CupCake CNC. The wings fit over the z-axis bolts to mount directly in your CupCake CNC.
A way to automate glue gun extrusion is in progress and even more experimental than this glue gun holder...
You need M3x16 bolts (you should have plenty left over from your CupCake CNC). Gcode created with SkeinFox v1.5:
The Gcode files were used successfully to print these supports in PLA. You may need to adjust for your bot, or if you want to print with ABS.
Still testing this design. Most likely you\'ll need to coat the holder with some sort of resin or silicone to prevent the heat from a glue gun melting its own support. Still in progress!!
Please email me if you have design changes or suggestions: jrdnmlr at the gmail place dot com
Glue Gun Support by jmil is licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution - Share Alike license.
What does this mean?
- You must attribute (give credit) to the creator of this Thing.
- You must distribute Remixes under the same license as the original.
- Remixing or Changing this Thing is allowed.
- Commercial use is allowed.
Show Some Love
Say thanks by giving jmil a tip and help them continue to share amazing Things with the Thingiverse community.Tip Designer
We're sure jmil would love to see what you've printed. Please document your print and share a Make with the community.
To post a Make simply visit this Thing again and click I Made One to start uploading your photo. It’s even easier to post a Make via the Thingiverse Mobile app (available via Google Play and Apple App Store).