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#1 Dennis David

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Posted 23 January 2018 - 06:46 PM

 

 

 

FormLabs Form 2 Review

https://all3dp.com/f...sla-3d-printer/

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Posted 23 January 2018 - 07:58 PM

But will it print a useable Champion 16-D endbell?


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Posted 23 January 2018 - 08:11 PM

I'm really impressed with the strength of this 3D printed item.

 

http://slotblog.net/...er/#entry708236

 

I would have Geary give the endbell a shot, but not for 5 pcs.


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Posted 23 January 2018 - 08:35 PM

Yes down to 25 microns resolution. Not sure on the temperature requirements but their Hi-Temp resin has the following basic specification.

 

High Temp Resin has a heat deflection temperature (HDT) of 289 °C @ 0.45 MPa appx 552 Farenheit


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Posted 24 January 2018 - 12:16 AM

Hi David, I am about to use Ultem 10 10 but what is the name of the high temp resign you are talking about. Sounds better than Ultem 10 10.


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Posted 24 January 2018 - 12:42 AM

It's a liquid resin for an SLA Printer not a filament.


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Posted 24 January 2018 - 12:55 AM

Look here: https://www.3d4maker...rature-filament

 

You need to confirm that your printer will work with these and check out the prices. LOL


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Posted 24 January 2018 - 09:10 AM

But will it print a useable Champion 16-D endbell?

 

There are machines that can produce a usable end bell, both in terms of heat tolerance and detail.  The real issue is, at what cost?  Any end bell produced would have to retail for $10 or less even.  Traditional molding makes that a snap...AFTER tooling costs and then only by recouping through selling big numbers, which would make justifying production impossible (*which is why they aren't out there).  Here, this machine seems like it could do this, and other machines as well, but the cost per unit because of materials and "labor" cost become the problem.  Heck, you could probably produce strong end bells by machining them out of the right plastic (nylon or something else) or even some type of phenolic and have the cost per unit be the same or less.  The good news is that the possibilities are changing all the time and the prices seem to keep coming down...somewhat.


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Posted 24 January 2018 - 01:06 PM

Don't think i would care to get into the endbell business. LOL

Just looking ahead if i end up getting a printer.

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Posted 25 January 2018 - 02:17 AM

Thanks Dennis for the link.


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