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Started by Hozza, Saturday,May 12, 2018, 13:25:55
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Quote from: Hozza on Saturday,May 12, 2018, 21:06:40 Thanks for you input mate, it's great when a community can share knowledge and help each other Well I had thought if all pulleys were the same size then theoretically I'm keeping a 1:1 ratio so only have to work out the steps required for the lead screw movement. But I'm not entirely sure.
Quote from: shawdreamer on Sunday,May 13, 2018, 10:07:36 I should have been a bit more precise in regards to the reinforced belts, I didnt mean the low grade types that are way way WAY to rigid and dont like to bend atall due to the steel threads in them being pretty crappy spec (even some of the pricey stuff is like that tbf).its hit and hope usually but Ive found the steel thread belts that are made with the softer more flexible compounds are pretty reliable, its what I use, only thing is you often dont know if youve got a decent one till it drops onto your mat
Quote from: Hozza on Sunday,May 13, 2018, 10:50:50 Thanks for the input...Doug I had already decided on TR8*2, I have either got to run the pair with the motors in parallel (which can cause a step jump issue when powering up the duet 0.6 I have read) or one and drive them via a belt system. Definitely look at gates belts if I go that route.
Quote from: Hozza on Sunday,May 13, 2018, 11:08:18 I'm basing mine around the HEVO, I've built a corexy before I wanted a small printer and I went too small so sold it.As for benefits I have no idea just want something different Sorry should have gone in my own post rather than this deleted and will raise a new one
Quote from: Hozza on Sunday,May 13, 2018, 14:29:53 Cheers for that Doug, good to know the HEVO is a good choice. Must admit I wouldn't mind getting my hands on some of the STL files for the zbot.
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