[Lab] Fishing line for 3d printer??
Paul & Andrea Mumby
themumbys at gmail.com
Wed Apr 2 13:21:38 EDT 2014
Interesting! Will have to keep that in mind. Do you get backlash introduced
by bounce in head travel? (due to the moving mass and the elasticity of the
line?). What kinds of feed rates can you support?
On Wed, Apr 2, 2014 at 1:15 PM, <aaron at ottawarobotics.org> wrote:
> I'm using fishing line on one of my printers (wrapped directly around the
> stepper motor shaft itself) and it works quite nicely. The line gets
> tensioned might tighter than my machines with belts... it sounds like a
> guitar string when done.
> I've been running that printer for 2 months now without any issues.
> On 2014-04-02 13:10, Paul & Andrea Mumby wrote:
>> How would you account for slippage? Timing belts have the advantage of
>> being toothed.
>> On Wed, Apr 2, 2014 at 12:52 PM, Andrew Barbour
>> <andrew.g.barbour at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I am working on a 3D delta printer build and I am considering using
>>> high test braided fishing line instead of timing belt.
>>> Does anyone happen to have any high test braided fishing line which
>>> they could spare? Or.... if anyone wants to start a rostock variant
>>> build I would be happy to welcome someone else along for the
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