Parts, Printing Technology

Airtripper’s Bowden Extruder – Rostock 3D Printer BI

As part of our work for the construction of the Rostock 3D Printer BI Edition, we modified Airtripper’s original extruder. Our initial goal was to reduce the complexity of the extruder while maintaining the same functionality. Our efforts were initially focused on replacing the idler/tensionner body strut with a printed part that would support it just […]

3D Printing, BI V2.0, BI V2.5, Parts, Printing Technology

Improvements between BI V2.0 and V2.5

After our very successful Kickstarter campaign for the BI V2.0 3D printer we immediately decided to re-invest and vastly improve the proposed design. The number of upgrades and improvement was such that the new machines would be versioned as BI V2.5 to reflect these advances. In this article, we aim to document the major improvements […]

3D Printing, BI V1.0, BI V2.0, Electrical, Parts, Printing Technology, Problems

POTs Calibration – RAMPS 1.4

The first batch of the Rostock 3D Printer BI Edition is driven by the Arduino Mega 2560 and the RAMPS 1.4 electronic package. This package is installed upside down under the top plate of the Rostock BI inside a protective PLA case. When you remove the protective PLA case and take a look at the RAMPS board you […]