Does anyone happen to know the flow rate of the extruder? IOW how many kg per hour of plastic can it extrude if you just let it extrude freely with a large nozzle size and a decent size extrusion motor?
I too would like to know this.
Based on 0.016 m^3/hr x 1060 kg/m^3 [ABS] = 17 kg/hr.
The person in the Netherlands told me they got one 1.25 meter extrusion 25x25mm in 15 min. that only came out to around 4-5 kilos per hour in my numbers.. Maybe its a engineering issue?
There is also the amount of heat that the heaters can transfer into the plastic on that short of a extruder.
My research into industrial extruders shows them to be quite long and vastly more power.
I would be very interested in a much longer length extruder and more heaters.
Unfortunately in off the shelf parts, I am only able to find concrete masonery bits that long.
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