Print The Porto

A collection of tips about 3d printing.

printrbot simple metal

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Purge and nozzle wipe starting gcode

Use this gcode to purge and wipe filiment before printing. Simplified version M107 ;turn off fan G28 X0 Y0 Z0 ;home X, Y and Z axis end-stops G29 ;initiate z-probing G1 X0 Y0 Z.10 ;move to corner of bed G92 E0 ;zero the extruded length G1 F200 E3 ;extrude 3mm of feed stock G92 E0 ;zero the extruded length Advanced wipe and purge M107 ;turn off… View More

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Belt tension

Ever wonder how tight your belts should be on your printrbot or any 3d printer? Well thanks to redditor /RememberToBackupData, somebody posted a good way of doing this. I use… View More

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Updating your Printrbot firmware to use e3d v6 thermistor

I wanted to update to the firmware on my printrbot simple metal to the latest as of this writing (August 7, 2015), for the Rev F version 5 boards on Mac osX. Here's a handy download of the simple metal hex file. There is a excellent write up on the whole process at… View More