Heated filament Dry-Box V1 for 3D printing materials

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Heated filament Dry-Box V1 for 3D printing materials by RichRap Feb 1, 2018
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This is a DIY 'how to make' a simple heated dry-box for your 3D printing filament that you can use whilst 3D Printing.

For an overview of the build and a video all about it - please take a look at my Blog post here - https://richrap.blogspot.co.uk/2018/02/diy-heated-drybox-for-3d-printing.html

Bonus device -
I also have a little bonus invention for monitoring your filament coils while they are in Zip-Lock-Bags - here is the SpoolCheck sensor.


For the temperature/Humidity sensor just search eBay for 'Mini LCD Celsius Digital Thermometer Hygrometer Temperature Humidity Meter Gauge'

The main component I used for heating is a simple flexible reptile heater - you can find these on eBay for just a few USD - Search for '15*28CM Adjustable Temperature Reptile Heating Heater Mat'

Please let me know if you make one - thanks.

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Hey Rich, thanks for your work in the 3D community with the master-spool idea, I'm happy to see it taking off. Through that video, I found your video on this drybox idea and I'll be building several for my soon-to-arrive MK3.