November 19, 2015 AT 7:00 pm

The Flying Extruder #3DThursday #3DPrinting

fabbaloo.com shares:

Designed by folks on the RepRap forum a few years ago, the design attempts to do the following:

Remove weight from the moving portion of the printer, making momentum shifts much easier
Remain “close” to the hot end to enable effective printing of flexible materials and remove tube friction
Reduce motion “lag” caused by lengthy tube traversals
Apparently, the approach works!

read more on: http://www.fabbaloo.com/blog/2015/11/15/the-flying-extruder-the-best-of-bowden-and-direct-3d-printer-extruders

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