Rotating Toolchanger

Stefan of CNC Kitchen shares this neat find at the Midwest RepRap Festival this year. Named The Filament Star,this tool changer can make 3D printing easier and more interesting.

The Filament Star, that I found at the Midwest RepRap Festival 2022, is a 3D printing tool head that rotates to switch tools. Jerry and Jack Fisher from US 3D LLC implemented this concept on their Ender-5 together with a DUET and extension board. Due to the modularity of the tool plate, you can’t only mount hotends on it but even use it with dissimilar tools like pens. Let’s find out more!

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