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Eventorbot! Open source 3D printer.
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Eventorbot! Open source 3D printer. Simple with less materials. Frame is made of a single 4' long, 2 1/2" square tube (16 gauge/1.5mm/.0598" thick, cost: less then $20.00). With the design there is less plastic parts, stronger structure, all wires are hidden, and a more appealing/finish look. The blue print file will get you more familiar with the construction of the unit. The downloadable file is my blue print that I designed and used to build the machine. The accuracy is to the exact of my build.
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The unit is supposed to resemble a robotic arm with hydraulic tubes. It was designed for prints to be less affected by vibrations. With the 1 solid frame, any vibrations of any axis will cause the other axis to move with it. For example: If the X axis causes a slight vibration/1mm movement to the right, the Z and Y axis will also move that 1mm to the right. This will result in a better print as everything will remain squared.
For those who do not have access to a 3D printer. You can order the plastic parts and frame at: kickstarter.com/projects/1874396831/eventorbot-open-source-3d-printer
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Well, I'm speechless and overwhelmed with all the support. I will like to say a BIG thank you for all the support, kind words, and to all the backers. To be able to share and have your interest in something I created is a great feeling. Everyone of you guys have made something that was a big dream become reality. Eventorbot, as a 3D printer is now going to happen! You will have no regrets in owning a Eventorbot, our machine will be a strong contender.
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Attached are Google SketchUp/SKB files. This is a free software from google. To view the file, please download Google SketchUp. From there, open the file and you can view the Eventorbot from any angle and take it apart as you like.
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Requested video of prints: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3LvzItaDIqM&feature=youtu.be
2nd file is the schematic of the metal frame and hot head assembly bracket. Use this diagram to cut and drill the frame. Use the free google sketchup software. With the software use the tape measure and the protractor to get your measurements and angles. Note there is 9 taps on the frame and 2 taps on the hot head assembly bracket.
3rd file. PARTS LIST: http://www.reprap.org/wiki/Eventorbot
Files 4-27, are the STL files.
Quantity's of print:
(2) bed A p1 P-022
(2) bed A p2 P-023
(1) bed carriage p1 P-012
(1) bed carriage p2 P-013
(1) bed carriage p2 P-015
(1) bed carriage p3 P-014
(1) bed p1 P-020
(1) bed p2 P-021
(1) extruder housing P-002
(2) footing 1 P-009
(4) footing 2 P-010
(1) mother board tray P-003
(3) motor mount P-005
(2) pulley gear P-006
(2) rod support p1 P-016
(2) rod support p2 P-017
(1) spool holder P-011
(1) spool holder 2 P-011
(1) x carriage P-007
(1) x carriage part 2 P-008
(1) z carriage p1 P-018
(1) z carriage p2 P-019
Optional Decorative caps:
(2) corner cap P-001
(2) end cap P-004
File #28 "Hardware.skp" shows the locations of all the screws. Please use the free google sketchup software, to zoom and view in 3D.
After you have finished the frame and have welded the corners together, you will also have to cut a 2.5" x 2.5" square on top of the frame (the corner caps will cover this corner).
1st tutorial, Metal frame: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XgLoQZsGVb4
Assembly of Eventorbot. X axis tutorial part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evpfwuurSG0&feature=plcp
Assembly of Eventorbot. X axis tutorial part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BKUsRDj9D6s&feature=plcp
Assembly of Eventorbot. Z axis tutorial part 3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TSqShwyFCtg&feature=plcp
Assembly of Eventorbot. Z axis tutorial part 4: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Hn966fX_pQ&feature=plcp
Assembly of Eventorbot. Extruder tutorial part 5: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Udy_GOt7I3Y&feature=plcp
Assembly of Eventorbot. Y axis tutorial part 6: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JRFLkUnXfQE&feature=plcp
Assembly of Eventorbot. Y axis tutorial part 7: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h4mqcd6UmM0&feature=plcp
Assembly of Eventorbot. Y axis tutorial part 8: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m-9c5vNKFvY&feature=plcp
For those who do not have access to a 3D printer. You can order the plastic parts and frame at: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1874396831/eventorbot-open-source-3d-printer
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