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Does every 3D printer need an enclosure?

Some materials need a heated chamber, which in itself is an enclosure already. However materials such as rPLA, PLA, PHA don't necessarily need a enclosure, or even a heated bed. Could printers that ...
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Will active chamber heating with heating bed and PTC heater (forced convection by fan) be better than passive chamber heating with only bed?

1.Active chamber heating (fan forced convection +heating bed +PTC heater) vs 2.Passive chamber heating(natural convection+ heating bed) In the book "3D Printing Failures_ 2020 Edition_ How to ...
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What are my options if I want to install a bed levelling sensor capable of operating at 100 °C?

I currently use a BLtouch 3.1, which is known to stop operating at about 35-40 °C. In fact, when I preheat the bed at 100 °C close to the probe, I sometimes get issues with the pin not retracting ...
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Setup for a firefighting solution inside a heated chamber that doesn't destroy the printer?

Heated chambers, especially homebrew ones, might pose a fire risk if the printer inside has a really bad day and its TRP is defective or - oh horror - deactivated. We are dealing with a class A fire ...
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How to have double extruder and double Z motor on a 5-driver board?

We are using the Board SKR 1.3 with the following pins: ...
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Chamber heating using hysteresis in Marlin

Is anyone using hysteresis with their chamber in Marlin? I have read bang-bang with hysteresis is possible when using a bed heater. I would like to do that for chamber heating. I have some lamps that ...
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How to wire for AC mains voltage relay, when printer board is connected to AC-charging laptop computer?

I know this will be a really obvious question to some people, but I have bricked about 3 boards doing this so I want to be certain before I brick a fourth. I don't have a lot of experience working ...
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Creating a heated chamber from a very large heated bed

In this instructable, a user creates a heated bed from a wooden plank, some nails, insulated copper wire, and a DC switch. He does place an aluminum bed on top of it, but for our heated chamber, we ...
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How to set up Marlin to use a heated chamber?

I have an infrared lamp I'd like to use to heat my chamber. Right now I don't have plans to install a cooling fan, but I will if I need to. This question pertains to Marlin (2.0, preferably) in ...
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What stepper motor to use in heated chamber

I want to build a 3D printer with a heating chamber of around 90 °C with build area 200x200x200 mm. I have never build a CoreXY system, so my design is currently an XY system with moving X motor (...
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