View Single Post
Old 09-20-2020, 07:07 PM   #13 (permalink)
jhamel
Registered Users
 
Posts: 10,110
Thread Starter Thread Starter
 

Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Charlotte, NC USA
Default

I took some time off from 3D printing, but now I am spending more time on it. I've gone through about four 1kg rolls or PETG filament. I still don't understand all the settings in the PrusaSlicer, but the prints are coming out pretty well. I also learning how to do my own designs on Tinkercad, and so far so good.


This is my 3D printing station in my hobby room. Since I am printing mostly with PETG, I decided not to use an enclosure.




I stacked two $10 IKEA LACK tables using "cone" couplers I 3D printed from Thingiverse. I added furniture adjustable feet to eliminate any table wobbling on the floor.







I am also using a 16" x 16" cement paver from Home Depot to minimize printer noise transmission. I adhered rubber feet to the 37.5 lbs. cement paver.










I am also keeping the filament reasonably dry. I store the open filament in individual containers with a bag of silica gel dessicant. The dessicant lowers the humidity from about 46% down to 19% inside the container.


Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_2312.jpg
Views:	112
Size:	518.3 KB
ID:	882447   Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_2320.jpg
Views:	113
Size:	782.5 KB
ID:	882449   Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_1928.jpg
Views:	118
Size:	1.16 MB
ID:	882451   Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_1925.jpg
Views:	112
Size:	701.3 KB
ID:	882453  
__________________
14S Tron 7/Protos 700X Evo/Kraken; 7S Kraken 580/Logo 550SX V2; 6S Buddy 380 KSE
VBC Touch & Neo Vlinks, YGE "T" ESCs; AGM Deep Cycle Batteries
Sims on Mac: Heli-X, neXt, AccuRC, RF9, Phoenix, AeroFly RC7 Ultimate
Amain Field Representative

Last edited by jhamel; 09-24-2020 at 08:15 PM.. Reason: Adding photos again
jhamel is offline        Reply With Quote