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Questions tagged [kossel]

For questions, specifically, about the Kossel family of printers. Questions about Delta printers in general have their own tag.

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Print quality of Kossel clone for Print in Place models

My first printer is Delta style Kossel clone and I have bad luck with Print In Place (PIP) models, especially with hinges. I suspect that my printer just can't achieve low enough tolerances to make ...
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Delta printer misalignment at first few layers

At first few layers, each layer has offset to -X/-Y direction base on previous layer. But above ~2mm, it is vertical. I've checked the printer build that there is no noticeable error in towers. Tried ...
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How to draw kossel delta corner in fusion 360?

I want to draw kossel delta corner in fusion 360 for 2040 aluminium extrusion like on picture below, but cant find a way to actualy start, I draw 3 side polygon and 20x40mm rectangle but cant go from ...
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how to level kossel's endstops?

My printer is kossel (delta 3d printer). I have a probe far away from the nozzle (offset -x45 y17),every time I run G29, the result is unacceptable, the z distance between points is over 0.5mm, it's ...
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Complete list of fasteners for the Sintron Kossel

TL;DR I need a complete list of fasteners (bolts, nuts and washers) for the Sintron Kossel. Has anyone bought this kit, and knows the answer, or knows where this is documented? A complete list ...
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How long are the carbon fibre rods for a Travelling Kossel?

TL;DR - For a given Kossel frame size (w.r.t. the vertical and horizontal frame lengths of the aluminium extrusion), what would the length of the carbon fibre rods be? A case in point, from ...
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Pronterface won't connect to my Anycubic Kossel Linear Plus

For the Anycubic Kossel Linear Plus I have to upload data to the 3D printer from a software called Arduino and then close it. Then I open Pronterface and put in the right port and baud rate that is in ...
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Delta Kossel 3d Printer Heatsink issues

I feel stupid for asking, but could it cause issues if the Heat sink/Heater block/Extruder tip can spin freely in a Kossel Delta 3d printer? I went to remove the extruder tip the other day, and ...
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Kossel accumulates error along Z axis

I have a Mini Kossel and I am going through calibration. I can home carriages and find the bed with paper-test getting some Z value with M114. Then I run the ...
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Distortion calibration on XY plane in Repetier

I built a delta 3d printer (like a mini Kossel) and now I'm trying to calibrate it. I made all the horizontal and vertical bars myself with wood and I bought angle joints (between bars) made with 3D ...
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Bed leveling method not working with Repetier firmware 0.92.9?

I homebuilt a delta 3D printer (like Kossel mini) with a Z probe near the hotend with manual deploy and RAMPS 1.4 board: I configured the Repetier firmware with the online tool; All my endstops (...
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What are the modifications on this Kossel? [closed]

(This question is a kind of self-answer. I know who built this printer, he explained the modifications, and I thought it might be interesting for others too. I've asked him to answer this question, to ...
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How to build the extruder motor holder for the Kossel Mini

I'm building a Kossel Mini, and I'm stuck on the extruder motor holder. My Kossel came without instructions, I was given a set of instructions by a friend (the "Kossel Build Guide" by Blomker ...
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What is the life expectancy of the Kossel?

I'm considering buying this package, the Kossel, as my first 3D printer. It's not the cheapest model, but apparently a high resolution and stable, which is what I'm after. The question is, what is ...