Thursday, April 17, 2008


Revisiting the warped HDPE polymer pump

While I was digging around yesterday for the parts I needed to build up my full-sized controller board for Tommelise 2.0 I unearthed the extruder polymer pump that I printed with Tommelise 1.0 last year.

From Chris' (nophead) work subsequently, I know now that my delamination problem came from not extruding the HDPE hot enough. Even so, looking at it I decided that it would be interesting to see how the warping that I encountered compared with what Chris experienced with similar (50%) fills.

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