Thanks for the tip @sonik! It saves me some cash and I finally got it working.
Now I just need to build a box for the electronics, probably using cardboard because I don’t have access to any workshop right now.
Thanks guys! The diagram makes more sense now. I just ordered the 220V band heaters, they will take a while to come.
For mounting i’ll just use a hose clamp.
I’ll let you know how it goes!
Take care and stay healthy 🙂
Thanks for your suggestions guys! Sorry for the late reply, but I took a break from the project for family reasons but now I’m back on it.
@s2019: Yes it could be that the bandheaters don’t work because it’s 110V. I’ll try to order 220V ones. I actually I’m looking for ways to mount it properly. Do you have visuals for the mounting blocks you…[Read more]
I’m making an injection machine and I’m struggling to make it work.
Please find attached a photo of the different components I put together.
The PID controllers are turned on, which means there’s electric current going through, but the band heaters don’t heat up.
I tried holding the temperature detector in my hand and the number on the…[Read more]