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March 17, 2016 AT 8:00 am

3D Printer Mods for use with RJ_Make’s HEPA/Carbon Air Scrubber #3DThursday #3DPrinting

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In this video we take a look at what modifications are needed to get the Flashforge Creator Pro sealed up well enough to use my HEPA/Carbon Air Scrubber. http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1305485

Keep in mind you may not need to make all of these modifications if you own a different printer. Your goal is to seal up the chamber as well as you can.

1) If you own a Flashforge Creator Pro with the factory top you MUST replace it with the Makerbot top. I found there is no easy way to seal the existing top and the top to the frame of the printer. If the top of the FFCP is not sealed well, I doubt this or any other scrubber will work very well. (See Pictures)

2) You must seal up every seam in the top of the printer using some clear silicone. This includes sealing the carry handles with some covers. I also recommend sealing the bottom rear seam where the steel bottom meets the back wall. (See Pictures)

3) You will need to be able cut a square hole in the rear of the printer, it’s pretty easy if you are handy with a Dremel. You will not be able to use the front cowl included in Rod’s thingy as it reduces too much air flow. (See Pictures)

4) If your door does not close completely, you will need to superglue 2 magnets on either side to force the door closed.

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