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Prevention is the key

Over the last few weeks there have been posts on social media relating to fires being caused by 3D printers.

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As mention this is controversial, and think this is a preferential choice. I have never had any issues with tinning wires includin... Read More
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X - Y Axis

X - Y Axis

One of the biggest flaws in my opinion of the X5S are the belt pulley mounts, as the load placed on them when the belts are in tension is located in one point on each fixing.

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Z - Axis Linear Rail Installation

Z - Axis Linear Rail Installation

Preparations the key for the rails to run correctly, and lubricating the rails is best done prior to installation.

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Z Axis Mount

Z-Axis Mount

I reccomend you replace the Z-Axis mount even if you do not intend to use a linear rail.

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Customized Tronxy X5S Frame

The frame of the printer is the most important part, and if you get this part of build wrong everything else will go out of whack very quickly. I do not recommend printing certain part for strength and stability reasons.

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Customized Tronxy X5S

I keep on getting asked to keep members of Groups on Facebook to keep the upto date with the Customisation of My second X5S. So I have created a special section on our forum to create a build log,

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Tap Drill Chart

There are six categories of standard taps. We have broken down the drill size recommendations into those six categories which appear below

 

Metric Size

Letter Size

Metric taps

milimeter Thread

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The Shop Is Back

After working on the shop site over the weekend.The team are happy to announce the site is back up and running...

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G Codes and M Codes for 3D printing

          You can customize the beginning and ending code that your slicer adds to the gcode files it produces to automate certain tasks or produce a more desired behavior. Below are suggestions for these codes.

For a list of gcode commands and their usage continue to the bottom of the post.

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Dan Gould
How about printers that have dual extruder heads? Are there codes for those? Thanks Dan
Friday, 09 February 2018 13:49
Dan Gould
I think it would need to recognise T# as a Tool selection. More investigation needed by me I think. I'd like to modify my Tronxy X... Read More
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How to calculate power requirements of 3D Printer & safeguard Controller

          Most new users to 3D Printing buy a kit due to the low cost in owning one, however
most do not have any engineering background. This in it's self is not an issue as we
want to encourage new users to this fascinating hobby,
but can cause problems when users decide to modify or upgrade, repair their printer.
The power supply that come's with you printer has some marking on it regarding to the power "WATTS", however most will not show the most important factor the
number of "AMPS" the Power Supply will actually deliver......

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We Have Gone Live

We Have Gone Live.

Welcome you all new members who have joined us.

While the site is new there might be a few buggy issues, and to help us give you a great user experience let us know if you find something wrong.

Also if you think of somthing to add to any of the main areas of the site do tell us.

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We are close to completion

It's getting there

Hopefully by the end of the weekend the website will be ready for everyone to enjoy.

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