[Noisebridge-discuss] Can someone fix the 3D printer?

Scotty Allen scotty at scottyallen.com
Fri Jan 23 23:38:44 UTC 2015


Fixed.  It was pretty easy - I just peeled the old one off, and then
applied a new one a little bit at a time, sticking it down at one end,
then holding the rest taught away from the surface and slowly
smoothing down bit by bit with a finger.

On Fri, Jan 23, 2015 at 1:48 PM, Torrie Fischer
<tdfischer at hackerbots.net> wrote:
> One should be able to simply peel off the tape, or just pop the bubbles with a
> sharp pointy bit. Resurfacing a print bed isn't terribly difficult to get the
> hang of; just takes a few tries :)
>
> On Friday, January 23, 2015 01:38:45 PM Jean Luc Picard wrote:
>> Someone found some high-temp tape & tried to resurface the platform but did
>> so by having me hold it straight then he tried pasting it while it was
>> still an the roll.  There are air bubbles I couldn't get out & it ruins the
>> print (warps even w/ raft support).
>>
>> I'm leaving the city as I'm writing this & the other guy I think was just
>> here for business so can someone more experienced resurface it then
>> reflatten the platform from underneath in jog mode?  Tape should be on the
>> table or on the shelf next to it.
>>
>> Sorry to be involved in a massacre.  To be fair, there wasn't much of a
>> layer to begin with beforehand, plenty of tears that worked hundreds of
>> layers deep into prints...
>
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