Making a fume extractor for ABS fumes for my RepRap

I made myself sick on accident from ABS fumes. I had set up a 120CFM computer case fan to blow the fumes out the window through a cardboard tube. I had changed my fan from 12v to 5v trying to stabilize the PSU voltage and shut that noisy fan up! This backfired. As it now […]

Printing PLA at .1mm layer height on my MakerGear Prusa Mendel

The cooling fan I tried first didn't work so hot. So I found another bracket style and thought I would try printing that to see if it would work better. It does! I really like this bracket, it's so simple, and so effectively matches to my MG Prusa. http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:13343 I was amazed at how .1mm […]

One of the suggestions to me to improve my print quality was to add a fan that blows…

One of the suggestions to me to improve my print quality was to add a fan that blows on the print and help cool it faster. So last night I printed it, and tonight I installed it. http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:10988 It didn't work. Too much back pressure, no air came out of the nozzle at all! Just […]