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Voxel OX 3D Printer

Discussion in '3D printers' started by Marshall Peck, Sep 27, 2015.

  1. Erwins

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    Finished building my VoxelOx. I have to add extra Alu Profile below the Y axis front and backside as with printed supports, they were simply not enough and gave me ringing artifacts when printing 80mms or above. The stock Z rod nuts introduced mirroring on the Zrods quality
     
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    Anyone know were I can get the printed parts for this build. Any suggestions would be great.Doug
     
  3. Bob K

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    Go over to Thingyverse and click on any design. A 3D printing service will be on the page. They'll hook you up with a local printer.
     
  4. Suddensam

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    I got all the printed parts from www.protobuilds.com, (who is the original poster for the build). Life keeps getting in the way so I haven't started putting my build together yet but the parts I received look to be excellent quality and arrived in a timely manner.
     
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  5. knabo

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    It took a couple of months, but I am nearly finished with my Ox build. Testing and calibrating before finishing the wiring and such. My first complicated test print came out way better than expected. IMG_1836.JPG IMG_1837.JPG
     
  6. HPB

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    Awesome build. I really like the simplicity. Are you using those steel clip belt tensioners? I'm told they really mess up 3d prints (atleast they did on my D-Bot Core XY). Also how are you keeping the nozzle leveled with the bed all the time?
     
  7. Tesadorn

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    Hey guys,
    I was asked about this design on another site(proper credit given) and I thought I would show you guys what I did with mine..... Overkill I know!
    [​IMG]
     
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  8. Tesadorn

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    Oh, here is a print example...its great!
    [​IMG]
     
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  9. knabo

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    The Y axis has a belt tensioner built into the idler pulley block. The X axis I am tensioning manually. I am using manual bed leveling at the moment. Still a little way to go before I can call my build complete.
     
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  10. eightball103

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    Built my VoxelOX recently, opted for 3 V wheels on the carriages and 4 Solid style wheels on the plate. Performs really well. The most trouble i've had was calibrating my extruder, learnt many hard lessons about temperatures, extrusion multipliers and print speeds. I still need to wire in a blower fan as im getting blistering and internal sagging on my prints where the temperature isn't dropping quickly enough on each layer.
    Using a Smothieboard 4x and 24V PSU.
     
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  11. good1228

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    What dimentions does the parts list build? is it the 8x8x8? i would like to do the 16x16x16. is there an updated list for that? Go big or go home.
     
  12. eightball103

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    If you want to go bigger you're gonna have to scale up the XYZ V-slots and belts and Threaded-rods by an extra 8 inches :)
     
  13. good1228

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    Does anyone know where i would get a 400x400mm heated bed, build plate and the power supply to run it? i may need to use a relay from the Ramps board i would think so i didnt burn it all up.
    I have had a 3d printer for a couple years now, then i bought a Hictop kit and things were always breaking, so i want to build myself a nice one with quality parts so it will last. My Wanhao Di3 fried the main board because the connectors on the board werent rated high enough for the heat bed. i sent that in for warranty. then my hictop power supply just instantly stopped working when i just got ninjaflex working perfectly.
     
  14. Giarc

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    Robodigg has some larger heated plates and silicone matts.
     
  15. Craig Anderson

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    I am modifying my printer to utilize duel extrusion....but with only one hot end. I was an investor in a kickstarter project call Prometheus. I don't know if they ever shipped anything, but I got my money back and decided I could build the system myself and so I did. I just completed the high power Bowden extruders. They use a 5:1 geared stepper motor along with a very large gear. The extruders are aluminum and will mount on my x-axis carriage. They will move up and down with the Z axis so the Bowden tubing length is held to a minimum. The filament "V" guide is something I made so if you want the files, let me know.

    [​IMG]
     
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  16. Craig Anderson

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    Nice build @Marshall Peck.
    Does anyone know where i can find the complete part list?
     
  18. OrigamiB

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    Seems to have been removed......
     
  19. Craig Anderson

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    Here is a copy of it, but it is more than a year old. Things change.
     

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  20. Marshall Peck

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    Just letting everyone know we updated the Parts list (BOM) on the top of the description pages.
    Voxel OX 8" BOM spreadsheet


    Sorry for not having writing a reply to this thread sooner!!!
     
    #140 Marshall Peck, May 20, 2017
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  21. LFC

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    Hi guys!

    Hope you could help me with this.
    Last year I bought all the parts to build this 3d printer but I life took over and I had no availability to build it until now. Unfortunately I didn't save the assembly instructions (collection of pictures and some details) and the openbuilds.org is now throwing an error on the page I believe it contains the instructions: Build List | OpenBuilds
    Has anyone saved these and would mind sharing it with me?
    (I can also try to look into someone's build and figure it out)

    Thank you a ton
    Luis
     
  22. Marshall Peck

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    Hi Luis,

    Glad you liked the build!

    There's a problem with the build page right now. I've contacted OpenBuilds about the issue, but not gotten a response yet.

    For now, it can be viewed on Internet Archive here until it's fixed or posted somewhere else.
    Voxel OX - Extendable 3D Printer and CNC Platform
     
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  23. LFC

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    Thanks Marshall!
    This is great
     
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  25. jezter6

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    Does anyone Have an e3d titan aero moint for this?
     
  26. Marshall Peck

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    Hey Mark,

    **edit** all fixed. thanks.
    It looks like the votes got reset recently. It seemed fine after re-activation. This Internet Archive link shows at least "14 votes" as of several months ago. I recall there being at least that many votes (it was the first rated build) and all of a sudden not any shown. Wondering why/if. Not a super big deal. Just something weird I noticed.

    Thanks,
    Marshall
     
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  27. Marshall Peck

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    I don't have a mount for that per-se. I think you could just mount it sideways on one of the extrusion arms with some M3 t-nuts. That might require an extra bracket, but I think it can all be done with hardware w/o 3D printing or maybe some extra drilling.

    Looks like a good extruder choice, though :)
     
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  28. jezter6

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    I'd be planning on expanding a little bit as well, just to use some standard dimensions. Is there enough "wiggle room" on Y that mounting sideways is unlikely to give me less than the full print area? I'm presuming I might have to extend those 2020 arms to compensate
     
  29. jezter6

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    Of course, I'm thinking about using a printed mount that fits on a folgertech i3 clone that uses hiwin rails and 2020 for X gantry. If kept at 500mm, I'm thinking it wouldn't flex with just a titan aero on it.
     
  30. MrSatoV

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    Can you share info on what you have going with the tablet? Is that direct connected to the 23 bit main board?
    I think I see a flamewheel down there. XD I use my printer primarily for drone part prototyping. ;-)
     

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