A Scrappy Belt Printer

In need of hardware to test belt printing code, I hacked this together over the last 72 hours from mostly spare parts and some quickly mocked up printed parts. Works better than expected. The belt is an unknown plastic I purchased for laser cutting held together with kapton tape over a 300x300 heated bed. The rollers and gearing for it are 3d printed. The rest is direct drive via lead screws. It also has a geared direct extruder with e3d v6 hot end.


Love it. Great proof of concept.

I’m in the process of upgrading it. Will post more details and a CAD model within the week.

Wow… very good!
My motto: Hack first, refine second!

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