[KwartzLab] 0.1mm resolution 3D printing on the PrintrBot
eric+kwartzlab at gerlach.ca
Mon Apr 30 12:20:27 EDT 2012
Oh my goodness, that resolution is amazing. How's the toolchain for
On Mon, Apr 30, 2012 at 10:07 AM, Karl Williams <karlw at thinkbotics.com> wrote:
> I can do 0.1 mm on my reprap at home but those prints take a long time. I
> typically print the layers at .23 but skeinforge has a 'skin' function
> that will print the outer skin at half of your layer thickness (0.115 for
> my setting) so you still get the smooth surface and a quicker print time.
> I'll put some money into getting a printrbot for the lab if others want to
> do that too.
>> Here are some photos and discussion of high resolution (100 micron)
>> printrbot prints by regular users who have purchased the kit.
>> The print quality is much higher than we have managed to get out of
>> the reprap, with far less effort and tuning. These kits are very
>> cheap. $550 for a 6"x6"x6" print volume, or $700 for an 8"x8"x8" print
>> volume. And they are much easier to assemble: a few hours for one
>> person. It's a much simpler design, and the printhead and electronics
>> are preassembled.
>> I'd like to get one of these into the lab.
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