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Fillament to handle 110+C reliably

by Boomerguy33

Hello, I want to print a mass airflow adapter. I need it to withstand about 110C reliably. It cannot warp at all I have already printed this particular part in nylon that stood up pretty well but I worry once the weather gets hotter it'll fail or if I idle for too long as that can really increase the temperature under the hood or both. Any suggestions. I have heard asa or abs could take the heat better but I want to know before I print and not be out of luck on the side of the road. Also keep in mind this will be subject to tight clamping so it needs to be strong. I would not like to print abrasive filaments like carbon fiber or glass fiber if possible.

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filament recycling

by serenm

Hi everyone, I was wondering if there is a company in the UK that recycles filament scraps to make new filament. I don't want to buy one of the machines and I don't think I could make my own. Thanks in advance.

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Independent Project Designing a 3D Printer - Ideas Wanted!

by Bootan9

Hey everyone! Hope all is well. My friend and I are college students working on designing and building a 3D printer of our own and want to figure out what problem in the 3D printing world we want to address. We have a decent amount of experience with 3D printing ourselves, but we figured the best way we could get some ideas is by going to people with a lot of experience!

We essentially are looking for something that is missing in 3D printers (FDM printers specifically) or something that could be improved - it doesn’t really have to be anything drastic. We would just like to use this project of ours to do something to improve the 3D printing community and world!

Thank you for your time!

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3D printing

by JohnSmith53

I apprecate all the tips given. They were a big help.
right now i am making a 36 hour print.

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Trying to make arms more functional. Ideas?

by Zombiesheep

I’m trying to learn 3D design, but I know it’s going to take a while before I gain any proficiency. So I’ve been looking at various prosthetic designs for ideas.
I just got diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis (turning 40 was not a good move). My hands have been basically useless since mid-August so I’ve had to rely in my husband for all those little things…. Picking up the coffee pot, cutting up my food, opening containers, etc. Sometimes I can’t even touch a screen to scroll.
I’m trying to figure out something I could wear that would allow me to do something. I’ve considered a multi tool style gauntlet with pop out hooks to carry grocery bags or maybe convert a closet broom holder into a way for me to actually hold a broom to sweep.
The elbow controlled flexing fingers might be nice. I’m a printmaker and can’t carve or roll out ink anymore. Really any functionality would be better than now.

Any thoughts on how to piece together some sort of prosthetic for a person with hands would be greatly appreciated,

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Touch sensitive hexagon keyboard

by ThomasRomundstad

So...im sure you have all seen the hexagon wall lamps that are floating around here on the forums. This is an idea i`ve had in my head for quite a while now: I would love to make a "keyboard" out of that design.

I am an Audio Engineer so i got that part done but im quite new to the whole printing part of it. (Ive done 3D design for the past 15 years and Audio for the past 20, just not printing) The initial idea is that i want to print a hexagon keyboard (black and white keys) that is touch sensitive and will trigger an electric signal towards the audio engine i have prepared for it. in other words..It is a hexagon keyboard that you can organize as you wish yourself on the wall or the floor that will allow you to play as if it was a piano through a speaker system of choice. The ULTIMATE goal one day would be to have it connect through wireless AND have LEDs that light up on each key as you hit them. But that would be a V.2 project. I would like to start at the right end and make a base first then maybe develop it later. Short story is---> If anyone would offer advice and ideas/help on the printing side then that would be immensely helpful to me even down to some basics like which filaments would be touch-sensitive (electric impulses or close to what a touch screen does today on your phone) And i would handle the development and testing with the advice provided (since im not a 3d printing wiz yet)+ be responsible for the audio engine/circuitboard to provide the sound. This is not a commercial product and everyone involved will of course be commended and credited for any help.

If you think you can answer, help develop...or already have a similar idea. Please send me a PM and let`s see how we get on from there.

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3D printing

by JohnSmith53

Does anyone have some tips on 3d printing
just started and was wondering
im only 13

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Developing a new printer design - what’s one thing missing from

by Bootan9

Hey everyone! Hope all is well. My friend and I are college students working on designing and building a 3D printer of our own and want to figure out what problem in the 3D printing world we want to address. We have a decent amount of experience with 3D printing ourselves, but we figured the best way we could get some ideas is by going to people with a lot of experience!

We essentially are looking for something that is missing in 3D printers (FDM printers specifically) or something that could be improved - it doesn’t really have to be anything major. We would just like to use this project of ours to do something to improve the 3D printing world!

Thank you for your time!

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Anybody created a nut for a e27 lamp - Ikea KLABB

by StaniScholl

Hi!

I'm looking for anybody who may know or already did a nur for a E27 lamp. It has an outside thread, see here:
https://www.google.de/aclk?sa=l&ai=DChcSEwjPvpWN7rf7AhXFAYsKHbJqBdUYABAPGgJlZg&sig=AOD64_3hkcL8oCyp-jK-ZlLaoXCR6X5lmQ&adurl&ctype=5&ved=2ahUKEwjM24mN7rf7AhXwMewKHSyjBp0Qvhd6BQgBEJ8B

I try to create a nut with for this one to fix a lamp umbrella to it. But I can't recreate the thread with fusion 360. Anybody can help me?

Regards
Stani

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