3D printing your aquarium parts

Re: 3D printing your aquarium parts

Postby Amie » Mon Feb 02, 2015 12:48 am

Nice site, I didn't know about it before. I am surprised how many people there are in my area. I guess these are regular people, that own 3d printers? I'm going to go this route first, before I buy something.
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Re: 3D printing your aquarium parts

Postby SantaMonica » Mon Feb 02, 2015 11:28 pm

The are usually a mix of hobbyists and experienced printers; some may sell printers too, and most can do modelling too.
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Re: 3D printing your aquarium parts

Postby Amie » Fri Feb 13, 2015 2:28 pm

I think I am getting closer to finding the perfect 3d printer, if that is possible. At this point I think it is like driving a car off of the lot, or walking out of the store with a brand new computer...they lose value immediately because something better is released.

Let me know what you think:
https://www.lulzbot.com/products/lulzbot-mini-3d-printer
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Re: 3D printing your aquarium parts

Postby SantaMonica » Fri Feb 13, 2015 10:10 pm

Seems fine for PLA, or PET. For ABS you would need an enclosure.
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Re: 3D printing your aquarium parts

Postby Amie » Sat Feb 14, 2015 4:13 am

SantaMonica wrote:Seems fine for PLA, or PET. For ABS you would need an enclosure.


Because of the fumes?
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Re: 3D printing your aquarium parts

Postby SantaMonica » Sat Feb 14, 2015 3:08 pm

Warping.
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