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by joan.t
Sep 21, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: How do I print this? (Printing help)
Topic: Which material do I have to use to print this wing??
Replies: 14
Views: 237

Re: Which material do I have to use to print this wing??

This is a model the prime factor in my experience is crash damage. Where flexibility will be a benefit
However I suspect the model would benefit from additional reinforcement around the mountings

Regards Joan
by joan.t
Sep 21, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: General discussion, announcements and releases
Topic: I have a question !!
Replies: 2
Views: 95

Re: I have a question !!

Good morning Vincity. The Hephestos is a clone of the Original Prusa i3 Idea, and it is not produced by Prusa research, to get an accurate answer you would be better asking on a forum dealing with that model of printer... However... if we assume that the BQ Hephestos is a close copy of the Original ...
by joan.t
Sep 20, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: General discussion, announcements and releases
Topic: General frustration with too many "safety" features
Replies: 2
Views: 190

Re: General frustration with too many "safety" features

How about a halfway house, fan monitoring could cause an audible alarm and then the operator could decide whether to continue or abort the print?


Joan
by joan.t
Sep 20, 2018 12:19 am
Forum: General discussion, announcements and releases
Topic: unstabe USB connection
Replies: 9
Views: 243

Re: unstabe USB connection

No MMUv2 for me yet!, my regal powers don't go that far!

regards Joan
by joan.t
Sep 19, 2018 1:47 am
Forum: General discussion, announcements and releases
Topic: Feature Request Larger Z calibration Test Print
Replies: 20
Views: 255

Re: Feature Request Larger Z calibration Test Print

if you add a sub directory called 'Test' you can include your test files there and they don't get lost in the multitude of print files in the main SD root directory

regards Joan
by joan.t
Sep 18, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: General discussion, announcements and releases
Topic: unstabe USB connection
Replies: 9
Views: 243

Re: unstabe USB connection

Have you disabled the raspberry pi interface via the LCD menu

If the internal raspi port is enabled. The sub port is unable to control the printer.

Regards Joan
by joan.t
Sep 18, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: General discussion, announcements and releases
Topic: The most important links - Original Prusa i3 MK3 Multi Material
Replies: 14
Views: 3639

Re: The most important links - Original Prusa i3 MK3 Multi Material

I did a test print with black tpu and silver PLA
PLA-TPU.jpg
PLA-TPU.jpg (59.9 KiB) Viewed 32 times
as you can see, they bonded well, and flexing did not peel the joint!
PLA-TPU1.jpg
PLA-TPU1.jpg (2 MiB) Viewed 32 times
I did a similar print with a 0.4mm but joint, whilst the plastic bonded it was not a satisfactory solution.

regards Joan
by joan.t
Sep 18, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: General discussion, announcements and releases
Topic: The most important links - Original Prusa i3 MK3 Multi Material
Replies: 14
Views: 3639

Re: The most important links - Original Prusa i3 MK3 Multi Material

I did a test piece with PLA and TPU PLA-TPU.jpg Ooooohhhh!... tis upside down... as you can see above, I overlapped the silver PLA over the black TPU, and as you can see in the picture below, the resultant model is flexible PLA-TPU1.jpg I did a similar print with 0.4mm but joint, the pla-tpu joint h...
by joan.t
Sep 16, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: Hardware, firmware and software help
Topic: Putting fill in between top layers?
Replies: 5
Views: 131

Re: Putting fill in between top layers?

Worked for me Kenny, 7 layers all levels

Joan
by joan.t
Sep 16, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: How do I print this? (Printing help)
Topic: Will ColorPrint modified GCodes be supported by the MMU?
Replies: 8
Views: 172

Re: Will ColorPrint modified GCodes be supported by the MMU?

Hi Martin, the MMU Colour change is caused by the tool change command in Slic3r and the additional gcodes are added into the Gcodes before the printer gets the gcode!. whereas the M600 is actioned in the firmware of the printer whilst the gcode is running! I have MMUv1, M600 works with that. It's al...

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