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A continuous problem – Conveyor belts

One of my eventual goals is to set up some sort of conveyor system for the Mendel i’m building to allow continuous unattended printing. Wanting to learn more I took a look at the reprap.org wiki page but was surprised to see there is … Continue reading

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A brief explanation of polymers.

I’m currently a 4th year student at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. This year im finishing off my undergrad course majoring in Materials Science and doing a minor in chemistry. As part of one of my current units im studying adhesives, … Continue reading

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Reprap Mendel

I’m going to undertake a very  long term project, building a self replicating 3D plastic extruding printer, aka: Reprap Mendel. The quoted  paragraph below sums up a reprap far better than I can: RepRap is a free desktop 3D printer capable of printing … Continue reading

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