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ultiBumper

by VanAllesWat, published

ultiBumper by VanAllesWat Feb 7, 2013

Description

This is a bumper designed for the Ultimaker to push prints of the build platform.

Follow our project on automated production for the Ultimaker: http://www.vanalleswatontwerp.nl/ultimaker-automated-production/

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Hi qharley,

You can find a video and some more info in this blogpost: vanalleswatontwerp.nl/ultimaker-automated-production/
We will post a video soon. The printer can take a hit, but the idea is to find the perfect balance in stickyness for the first layer.
Hi Adam, we are printing on a hotbed so the idea is to configure the end g-code to wait for the bed temperature to cool down. This should in theory make it more reliable. However the m190 command does not wait for a temp to cool down, it only waits for a temp to warmup. So that's a firmware issue which needs to be solved.

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Slice with 100% infill for an extra sturdy part.

interesting idea... video please.
How much force can the printer take?
Hi qharley,

You can find a video and some more info in this blogpost: vanalleswatontwerp.nl/ultimaker-automated-production/
We will post a video soon. The printer can take a hit, but the idea is to find the perfect balance in stickyness for the first layer.
how reliable is this? and how do u configure the end gcode? is there a way to do it that will work for every sort of print? even large ones with large really stuck bases?
Hi Adam, we are printing on a hotbed so the idea is to configure the end g-code to wait for the bed temperature to cool down. This should in theory make it more reliable. However the m190 command does not wait for a temp to cool down, it only waits for a temp to warmup. So that's a firmware issue which needs to be solved.
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