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Hi, I ordered the same book the day before.
I hope there are some good inspirations in it or in the other book I ordered.
I don´t think I´ll get the time to tinker with injection molding in the next few weeks but the wintertime is long and I have a lathe 😉
Greetings from Saarland
I think this could be a good addon. Maybe it is possible to combine the shop press with the injection molding machine…
I´ll take some thoughts about this 😉
yes it is a lot of fun to work with. Today I presented the Setup in Neunkirchen, a city next to my location. I carried it to the market place, built it up and started my presentation. I got a lot of good response for this workbench , the idea behind it and my products.
I met a lot of interested people and I think that this is a really good start for this project. I made contact to 2 schools and I think I can present the workbench there too.
Maybe it is possible to start some cool projects wit their pupils.
Hi, I used this motor.
This winch motor is so powerful that it bent my Shredder axis coupling when I tried to shred 6mm thick PMMA plates 🙁
The spool from the powerful 1800W (500/1000kg Version) motor is stacked on to an 27mm hex bar. you can easily pull it off.
Thank you very much.
I recently tried some different things, like a stool, a clock and a planner.
and here are my tools:
In my next project I will combine them on a beer bench 😉
Here are some better pics of the bowls I made
A few weeks ago I saw a Video on YT in which some resin castings are made.
They used a blowtorch to pop all bubbles on the surface after casting.
I tried the same after I melted the printed parts, just before I pressed it into the mold.
With success. All bubbles popped and I got a smooth surface.
After a little bit of cooling I filled the inner Bowl with boiling hot water to slow down the cooling process, because last time I got some small cracks on the surface.
I hope it will work.
I am very excited and I can´t wait to see how it comes out of the mold.
Yes, I saw this video. For this reason I wanted to built the same Shredder.
I ordered the same motor and I hope that is enough power for crushing the 3D printed parts.
Nope. I ordered the Parts for the 27mm hex bar version.
I hope that it will work with the slow 1,5KW 30rpm motor I ordered.
Otherwise I´ll sell it on eBay and built the stronger one 🙂
I´ll give s2019´s idea with the shop press crushing a try tomorrow.
Thanks you for these tips.
I hope that my laser parts for the shredder arrive this week, so that I can granulate the parts and then dry it before melting.
I think most of the air bubbles come from the infill pattern in the printed parts.
maybe it is a good solution to heat up the printed parts to around 50 degrees Celsius for an hour or so to dry them before raising the temperature up to the melting point.
Here are the first results