From Permanent Future Lab
The Mamba3D 3D-Printer is an open source 3D-printer available for usage by any visitor of the PFLab.
Technology and examples
Specifications of the Mamba3D 3D-Printer
The printer is built-up mostly out of metal parts. The frame is constructed out of black anodized aluminium profile.
The extruder direct drive system used on the printer is a custom easy release system. With this system you can change filament in just a matter of seconds. Simply pull the lever, swap filament and start printing.
The hot-end is completely produced in metal. This way you can reach high temperatures if needed.
Temperatures up to 300 degrees Celcius
|Build Volume (WxDxH)||200mm x 200mm x 200mm
|Layer Resolution||up to 50 microns|
|Speed||Print speed up to 150mm/s
Travel speed up to 300 mm/s
|Power||110-240 VAC Power adapter|
|Software||Repetier with Slic3r implemented|
Some examples of products made with the Mamba3D 3D-printer:
Operating the machine
The manuals on how to use the Mamba3D 3D-Printer, check out the site of the manufacturer. In the download section of their site you'll find the building instructions in case you want to expand or adjust the printer.
Also you'll find the software manual in which there is a step-by-step description on how to print you first 3D-print with the Mamba3D.
How to print a SketchUp Model
- Open Sketchup
- Make something
- File -> Export STL
- Open Repetier
- File -> Load -> Select your STL file
- Select tab "Slice"
- Click the huge "Slice" button
- Make sure you connect the Mamba3D-printer properly
- Click "Connect to 3D Printer"
- Click "Start print"
The 3D model will now be printed.
If you're looking for a 3D model, try the following resources