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New Towers falling over

The benefit of being far away is that one received wonderful emails about what is going on back at home: — Der Drucker druckt wieder. CM hat gestern den Y-Riehmen gewechselt und sich wieder über den Konstrukteur geärgert. Ich hab … Continue reading

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‘aesen, ‘aesen, ‘aesen!

CM is getting excited. Like all fathers he is becoming his child. “Essen essen essen” (“food food food”) seems to be his son’s favourite occupation this week, so CM’s response as he arrives in the workshop is “Fraesen, fraesen, fraesen!” … Continue reading

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The wonders of heat

As winter begins to descend upon us, not only do we suffer but so does the printing process. I am not yet sure exactly what causes the deformation of larger pieces as they are printed (my preferred understanding is that … Continue reading

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Let there be plastic!

And they saw that it was good,and they named it… Run CNC Yes, that night has finally arrived – we have started printing whole objects. After three long nights of details and more details, re-working small finesses and taking well … Continue reading

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There’s movement in the station

Because the word has got around. We have gotten two of the main bits connected. Electronics and the motors with the frame. So we can move the head around. Huzzah! There are some pretty funny details in here. The cogs … Continue reading

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Some details

The RunCNC building process is, it seems, a touch longer and more intricate than normal RepRap (or, as we are, RepStrap because our machine cannot replicate its most important parts) developments. The basic structure has been re-designed from the ground … Continue reading

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