Extruder desing exprimentation

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It’s an attempt to desgin easy to asssemble affordable universal extruder for RepRap 3D Printers. After some evaluation of iteration 1 of the extruder, we have done some changes to make it use very few components, that are easy to make and assemble.

aSensar Extruder for RepRap and 3D Printers

aSensar Extruder – assembled

aSensar Extruder for RepRap and 3D Printers

Design of Arm

In v3, the arm was designed, The function of the arm is to

  • act as a filament guide
  • press filament against the gear.

Here is the evolution of the Arm

Arm i1

aSensar Extruder for RepRap and 3D Printers

Arm i2

aSensar Extruder for RepRap and 3D Printers

Arm i2.1

aSensar Extruder for RepRap and 3D Printers   aSensar Extruder Arm i2 prototype is simple and 3d printable. This is first testing of it.

Based on this test we concluded we need to do some modification. In the next version we will make  more simple design and have more spacing between the gear and the arm.

aSensar Extruder for RepRap and 3D Printers

aSensar Extruder for RepRap and 3D Printers

aSensar Extruder for RepRap and 3D Printers



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