Category: Shop Talk

GearBest JGAROURA A5 – The Creality CR -10 Killer Unboxing and Assembly!

In this episode, we will be unboxing and assembling the GearBest JGAURORA A5 Updated High Accuracy 3D Printer! This 3D Printer from a performance as well as price point appear for purposes to be the Creality CR-10 Killer! As this thing out of the box come far more tricked out then the Creality CR-10, with Black Diamond Bed, slightly larger build area, easier to assemble and far more features such as auto resume on power failure, semi intelligent bed levels and more over what what say the reigning king of the hill has (i.e. the Creality CR-10)!

In this video we will be first talking little about why this printer, then do a bit of an unboxing to share with you guys whats in the box then we will assemble just to show you how crazy easy it is! Also help with referencing points in the video we have added an index below:

Introduction……..: 0:11
Unboxing………….: 1:20
Assembly Start…: 5:30
Cable Issue………: 7:20
Base Assembly…: 7:34
Spool Assembly..: 9:00
Features…………..: 9:31

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Shop Talk – 3D Printing and Air Quality!

In this episode, we will be talking about 3D printing and air quality, you that “stuff” we all breath in? As back when I started 3D printing, there wasn’t a lot of research on the impacts of this as frank your home is not an industrial building and with 3D printing we are melting plastic and you and your family are breathing in the results of this!

So we also set up this page to capture a lot of work which has been done in this space so you can educate yourself first hand here: diy3dtech.com/3d-printing-and-air-quality-risks/

However what I really want to talk about in this video is how I deal with this in my home shop and how you might be able to also!

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Excerpt (3dprintingindustry.com/news/toxic-abs-pla-fumes-3dsafety-org-inquires-vocs-60796/):

The lab tests showed that ABS is significantly more toxic than PLA, but that the corn-based polymer is not exempt form dangerous emissions, especially if extruded at temperatures higher than 200°C. Furthermore (as may be expected), the same material spools, when acquired from different resellers, release very different quantities of VOCs, even if used in the same 3D printer and under the same parameters of speed and temperature.

A second critical aspect is that relating to the emission of nanoparticles, that is, particles with a diameter smaller than .1 micron, which can be absorbed directly by the pulmonary alveolus and the epidermis. In this case, the emissions, when using ABS, vary from 3 to 30 times those that occur when using PLA filament. The test also demonstrated that the time necessary for the nanoparticle concentration in the air to go back to standard levels was between 10 and 30 minutes after the extrusion processes stopped. Through a photo-ionization technology, the study (which has been published on 3Dsafety.org and will progressively be updated with further information) was also conducted on nylon, polystyrene, PET and other materials.

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Shop Talk – The Result Are In For Diode Smoothing and YOU Have to Decide!

In this episode, we will be taking a look at the results from our diode smoothing tests! With this said, I am going crowd source this this a bit to get YOUR opinions! So please comment below!

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Shop Talk – Diode Smoothing Your 3D Printer Fact or Fake News!

In this episode, we will be looking at the concept of Diode Smoothing stepper motors. Is this magic or myth? well in this first part, we will introduce them and discuss the possible options for their use and in the second (up coming) we will throw the scope on them and see for ourself’s whats happening! So fake news or 3D printing miracle, we are going to pull back the curtains!

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Shop Talk – 3D Printing Stepper Motor Vibration Dampeners!

Please visit www.DIY3DTech.com for more information on this and many other projects! As in this episode, we will be looking at making our own Stepper Motor Vibration Dampeners!

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Shop Talk – USB to 12 Volts for Less Than $10 Bucks!

In this episode, we will be looking at the neat find, as you ever needed 12 volts to power something but only have a 5 volt USB power bank? Well that was my problem and I solved for less then $10 bucks! Now I was all set to design my own circuit and all but when I came across this, it was cheaper than I could make one!

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Shop Talk – Interesting USB Powered 3D print Clean Up Tool!

In this episode, we will be at this interesting USB powered 3D print cleanup tool! As I have been looking at several options, but the cost I felt was too high. However $35.00 this seem while still a little high, but affordable so I put down the cash and ordered one and was a bit impressed! Check it out!

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Shop Talk – Stepless Electric Screwdriver Repair Tool!

Please visit ift.tt/1PJb2UK for more information on this and many other projects! As in this episode of Shop Tlak we will be discussing and unboxing the KKmoon AC220/110V Electric Screwdriver Set with 10pcs Bits Stepless Speed Regulation Repair Tool we picked up! This is a rather interesting semi-industrial powered hand tool from china we ran across. It comes with 10 bits (5-Regular and 5-Philips tipped bits).

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Shop Talk – Precision Power Micro-driver for Small Electronics Work!

Please visit ift.tt/1PJb2UK for more information on this and many other projects! As in this episode, I wanted to share this shop talk find because one issue I have is repetitive stress injury or more commonly carpel tunnel and turn turn a ton of small screws can irritate it so I just happened across this cool micro-driver for less then $20 bucks and it is why cool! In addition it uses 1/8″ bits and the associated Kobalt 51 piece Precision work nicely with it and it has come to be a “go-to” tool in my shop!

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Shop Talk – Digital Buck for Cheap Depth Indicator!

Please visit ift.tt/1PJb2UK for more information on this and many other projects! A viewer shared these Automotive Calipers with me and they are super cheap and when I say “super” I mean dirt cheap! I could think of a a zillion and one applications for these but how to mount them became the issue. So we designed this mounting buck that the calipers will snap into and you can add into all kinds of projects! In addition there is also a 3mm hole to add an M3 to cinch it up if needed be but have not found a case yet require it. Note: this model is intended to be used in your designs

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