Cockpit

* User Profile

Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length

Who's Online

  • *Users: 0
  • *Guests: 53
  • *Total: 53

Our Discord

Author Topic: 3D Printer Users with Glass Bed  (Read 196 times)

Offline iwik

  • Forum GURU
  • *
  • Posts: 366
  • GA Jockey
  • First Name: Les
  • Home Location: Christchurch New Zealand
3D Printer Users with Glass Bed
« on: January 21, 2019, 05:02:24 PM »
Hi Guys,
Anyone using a printer with glass bed that they have stuck a PEI sheet too.
I have a friend who got one of these sheets from Ebay and stuck it making sure it was
squeezed when it was glued so it didnt have any bubbles left. It was perfectly flat but when
he heated the bed to do a ABS print it all bubbled and left a terrible surface behind. I think it
was ok with PLA. Anyone experienced anything like this.
Thanks
Les

Offline Trevor Hale

  • Administrator
  • I am chained to this website!
  • *
  • Posts: 3,832
    • Cockpitbuilders.com
  • First Name: Trevor
  • Home Location: New Liskeard, Ontario
Re: 3D Printer Users with Glass Bed
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2019, 05:23:01 PM »
Hi LES,
I use a PEI Sheet on glass, I stuck the PEI to the glass then use Binder clips to hold the assembly to my build plate.  I use PLA and Love it.  I haven't started with e ABS Yet, and do have a roll to try but just haven't tried it above 63 Degrees.
I will say that I love the PEI Sheet.  Now I will be cautious when printing with ABS.  Thanks for the tip

Trev
Trevor Hale

Owner
http://www.cockpitbuilders.com

Director of Operations
Worldflight Team USA
http://www.worldflightusa.com

VATSIM:

Offline iwik

  • Forum GURU
  • *
  • Posts: 366
  • GA Jockey
  • First Name: Les
  • Home Location: Christchurch New Zealand
Re: 3D Printer Users with Glass Bed
« Reply #2 on: January 21, 2019, 05:58:11 PM »
Trev,
I have PEI sheet on my printer and never had a problem with sticking. Love to hear if anyone has been successful  as the temp is much higher with ABS.
Les

 

FlightSimExpo 2019

FsExpo

Recent Posts

Cessna 150 Builder
by iwik
[Today at 02:31:37 PM]
A trick to get SPST toggles interfaced to XPlane 11 Easily...
by C150DIY
[Today at 02:13:42 PM]
Wanted - COMPLETE set of Boeing 727 or 737 rudder pedals
by kattz
[May 25, 2019, 03:18:30 PM]
FLIGHTSIMEXPO LAUNCHES DISCOUNTED ADVANCE REGISTRATION FOR ORLANDO 2019 EVENT
by fsaviator
[May 25, 2019, 12:48:37 PM]
Amphenol female pin size?
by mickc
[May 24, 2019, 08:37:21 PM]
737-800 Arduino X-Plane Build
by kurt-olsson
[May 24, 2019, 04:23:43 PM]
GSX across networked client visual computers
by FredK
[May 24, 2019, 03:32:34 PM]
Complete 737-800 cockpit - moving sale
by navymustang
[May 24, 2019, 09:33:59 AM]
Piper Aztec PA23-250 (Help Needed)
by Joe Lavery
[May 23, 2019, 05:30:35 AM]
What have you done for your simulator today?
by MistyBlue
[May 22, 2019, 11:08:26 PM]
Flightdeck Solutions to X-Plane Conversion Complete
by Michael_B737_ATP
[May 22, 2019, 05:42:18 PM]
X-Plane 737-800 Build
by jskibo
[May 22, 2019, 09:54:50 AM]
Serial Key
by luisgordo
[May 21, 2019, 05:40:44 PM]
Jetmax TQ - motorized it?
by FredK
[May 20, 2019, 07:58:36 AM]
Mickey's Flightdeck - A Boeing 737-800 Cockpit on Youtube
by Extraterra
[May 20, 2019, 02:47:37 AM]
FDS CDU old
by kattz
[May 19, 2019, 01:13:46 PM]
Join me on Vatsim Tonight
by Trevor Hale
[May 15, 2019, 01:58:50 PM]
Gauge circuit
by jackpilot
[May 15, 2019, 01:56:51 PM]
Prosim and RSP TQ interfacing
by jfuenmayor
[May 15, 2019, 08:53:22 AM]
Arduino Mega question Newbie
by Yair1956
[May 15, 2019, 02:23:57 AM]
f18 mfd
by bernard S
[May 14, 2019, 11:15:44 PM]
Multi-Projector color calibration
by fsaviator
[May 13, 2019, 04:32:23 PM]
Immersive Calibration Pro help?
by jskibo
[May 13, 2019, 09:22:00 AM]
KBD03 Keyboard Emulator
by Yair1956
[May 12, 2019, 03:52:05 PM]
5 Position Rotary Spring return Switch
by Yair1956
[May 12, 2019, 03:09:25 PM]
Flyengravity desktop MIP
by patiju
[May 11, 2019, 05:11:05 PM]
Pfd display.
by Patt737
[May 08, 2019, 12:48:32 PM]
Mini Sim
by jskibo
[May 08, 2019, 08:36:28 AM]
F16 Simulator For Sale
by blueskydriver
[May 08, 2019, 12:14:40 AM]
Wanted: Collins Style radios
by jkbarr30
[May 07, 2019, 08:23:32 PM]