Re: [rp-ml] Fab@Home

Date: Fri Jan 12 2007 - 13:34:35 EET

Are you experiencing any delamination problems with the PVA paste? The support material developments on other RP systems always seem to run into a delamination problem--until the developers solved the problem.


 --- On Thu 01/11, Adrian Bowyer < > wrote:
From: Adrian Bowyer [mailto:]
Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2007 11:01:19 +0000
Subject: Re: [rp-ml] Fab@Home

steve wrote:> The thing that concerns me most about both this - and all of the RepRap> prototypes we've seen so far is that they can't deal with substantial> overhangs. There is always talk of having some kind of support material> but it's not entirely clear to me that any of those proposed will> actually work all that well.> > Certainly the Fab@Home thing doesn't seem to have the ability to build> with overhangs - and for me, that makes it little more than an> interesting toy. RepRap has a way to go yet - but I sure hope this> area gets some more attention.Actually, I'm designing the RepRap Version 1.0 "Darwin" support extruder right now. It'll probably work with a water-soluble PVA paste.YoursAdrian


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