Tag Archives: 3D Printing

Repetier-Host start/stop gcode for TAZ

Chris Anderson/ September 7, 2014/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Here is my Repetier-Host start and stop gcode settings that I am using for my home built TAZ.  Using these settings in the new Cura Engine slicer – love it!  These commands can be used on other printers with some minor tweaks.  Key features is the system does not zero the Z axis on x/y 0/0 but moves a little

Read More

100K Thermistor Types and the Sprinter/Marlen firmware values

Chris Anderson/ August 15, 2014/ Uncategorized/ 2 comments

Configuring Marlin and Sprinter firmware It is important to select to correct thermistor values in you 3D printer firmware setting in order to get proper temperature readings an therefore get good prints.   In order to do this both Marlin and the Sprinter firmwares used by RepRap 3D printers have pre-defined Thermistor indexes.  As a user you only need to select

Read More

Filament lengths – 3D Printing

Chris Anderson/ August 12, 2014/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Filament Lengths based on 1 KG roll PLA Density: 1.25 g/cm^3 Volume: 0.80 cm^3/g or 800 cm^3/kg 1.75 mm filament length for 1 kg spool: ~ 330 meters / ~ 1080 feet 3.00 mm filament length for 1 kg spool: ~ 110 meters / ~ 360 feet ABS Density: 1.04 g/cm^3 Volume: 0.96 cm^3/g or 960 cm^3/kg 1.75 mm filament

Read More