mnadamn's Wide MendelMAX 1.5
by mnadamn, published
This is a wide version of the Mendel Max 1.5. The total build area is 12.6" x 8.4" and is based on the large MK1 heatbeds found on ebay. In order to handle the added width of the x-axis and the additional weight on the y-axis, all of the smooth rod has been upped to 10mm. Most files are from other thingiverse users (you guys do great work). There are still several parts which I was just not happy with so I have done those myself.
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12/13/12 - Changed X Ends, added X Carriage, and added Top Vertex. Shown in pic.
1/09/13 - Beefed up X-Idler to add strength for Idlers moved further out. Changed Y rod holders to make construction easier and reduce possible binding. Corrected reversed face on Y motor mount. Also added the SketchUP build file.
1/25/13 - flipped mounting holes for the X End Stepper Motor
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This is what I am using. http://techpaladin.com/store/#...
Good luck with your build!
that's a cool printer. I m printing and sourcing the parts at the moment, with some modifications on Y axis (will use shuttle carrier, like on the 1.5+). One question: one lead screw nuts do you plan to use with the X-end?
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20mm Extrusion - Use colored frame image as a guide.
-526mm length (x2) [Blue]
-340mm length (x4) [Red]
-406mm length (x4) [Green]
-420mm length (x4) [Yellow]
LM10UU Bearings (x10)
Nema 17 Stepper Motors (x5)
Lead Screws [8mm or techpaladin] (x2)
Lead Screw Coupler (x2)
Electronics (your choice, I will be using Ramps 1.4)
30 Amp Power Supply
Hot End (I will be using a budaschnozzle 1.2, if you use another you will need to get a new x carriage adapter plate)
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