Hercules Extruder for real

9 01 2009

Very happy to have this hercules extruder  sitting on my desk.  Shout out to Max Steiner for time on his machine. 

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Nothing fit correctly! I had to file down just about every surface, but it’s very close. I need to add wiggle room for all of the holes.
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Here it is installed. 

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It’s quite heavy, and puts significant torque on the x-carriage. 

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First motion

9 01 2009

Short video of z-axis in motion:








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