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This is a simple reprap enclosure which also serves as a heated build environment. It gets up to about 35-40 degrees C just from the natural heat of the reprap as measured on the inside-top with a laser thermometer.
As a bonus, this seems to keep ABS smells in, and now that I've added a scrubber, even the inside isn't bad.
This is a pretty simple box. It's made from six pieces of 2'x2' 1/2" plywood from lowes, two hinges, a handle, and two cheap pieces of plexiglass.
Rather than just make a cube, I cut two of the 2'x2' pieces down to 22"x24" and used them for the top/shelf. This let me put the power supply underneath. Then I just drilled a couple holes for wires, added a light (whith some stuff I had laying around) and made a quick filament spool with some scrap wood. Finally I tacked on my makergear dimension fixture for good measure.
The final dimensions can be seen in the dwg or the png (which was made from the dwg).
Heated Build Environment by unitconversion is licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution - Share Alike license.
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