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My hypecube EVO.
I'm looking to do something similar to this. What material/thickness is the bottom sheet? Also do you have any tips? Do you think there's a better way to do it?
It is 0.75 perforated metal sheet if you are asking about the electronic compartment.
Very nice build! Only thing that's missing is clear acrylic walls / doors to enclose the beast ;)
My second build will be fully enclosed one.
I look forward to seeing it :)
I'm to the point where I'm starting to work on my electronics now. I noticed in a couple of your photos that you have something that covers the slot in the extrusion (to hide wires). I like the look and would like to do something similar. What did you use for that?
Hi. I have used the original t slot cover in among the hypercube Evo parts. But I had to print a few times. Its tolerance is too tight for my printer. i down scaled it %1 or somethig like that. You should try this one instead https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2515379. One of my friend succesfully printed this and using it.
I'll give that a try. Thanks for the link!
You did an amazing job on the build - the wiring is a thing of beauty!
I want to model mine after yours - even including the steel mesh. Now I just need to see if I can find a source (ideally in the US) for the raw mesh material.
Thank you. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
What material did you use to make the mesh? I've done a bit of web searching but so far haven't found much that looks interesting.
Search for Perforated Metal Sheet.
Thanks for the pointer! :-)
Where are you found the Lcd full graphic holder ? Can you adress me the STL ?
Not found on 3030
They are in the Hypercube Evo files section.
Where did you source the extrusions?
From a local hardware store in Turkey.
Nice! I'm having a hard time amazingly trying to find someone in Seattle with them...
Is your set up avaible to be added with proximity sensor for auto leveling and special print bed with magnet as pair for that sensor?
I gave up using proximty sensor. Only using an optical z endstop with a PEI sheet glued to 5mm glass.
Love that steel mesh around the electronics compartment. Did you make that yourself?
Yes. I did it myself. 100 cm width. I bent them as U shape (middle section 70mm, up down 15mm) and screwed to bottom sheet and the extrusion.
Excellent and Sturdy Build :-)
Really nice base setup!
Did you use the Arduino DUE (R3 SAM3X8E), Rasberry Pi3 and 24v set-up?
No. Only Panucatt Re-arms with rams 1.4. I've not connected pi3 yet. I will use astroprint. It is an 12v setup, but I will upgrade it 24v setup. Bed heating is not enough to print abs with this configration.
You used 600mm rather than 500mm then?
Yes. I used 600 mm.
Pretty sure thats what he did. Just ordered the package myself, and had them change them to 650mm. Guess I will have plenty of space accoring to the post below ^^
Awesome build, such clean lines with everything placed at the bottom of the rig. Looking to build my own EVO, and i love your setup.
Was this built of the standard BOM or did you go for longer lengths to accommodate the parts in the bottom?
100 mm longer than the usual ones is more than enough. My electronic compartment height is 70mm because of the corner supports i used to attach the bottom metal sheet. If you attach the bottom sheet directly underside the z extrusions 70mm will be enough.
I love the cleanliness of this build! A couple of questions; where do you get/can you print the cable holders? And exactly how have you routed the wires to the XY steppers at the top of the frame? I'm trying to follow the cables but the build is so clean I can't see them :-)
Sorry for late reply. This is the cable holders I used. https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:15091 . I routed cable inside the left/right extrusions. I uploaded a few new pictures for you to understand the rouing of xy motor cables.
Aha! Mystery solved, thanks! I thought you may have drilled into the extrusion to get them to a different channel, and wondered how on earth to deburr a hole that's so sunken into the extrusion... :-)
Like mightybhwk, I like how you placed all the electronics and the power supply at the bottom. It makes for a very clean appearance, particularly with your cable management.
Your build makes it easier to enclose the printer. Good Job!
I really like that you put the electronics underneath the printer. I was looking at ordering longer Z extrusions to do the same thing. Mine wouldn't of looked as good as yours though. With your awesome wiring layout it really makes it look professional. I was going to just wall off the sides but that grating is a perfect idea.
The two fans in the back I would assume would be for exhaust. But would they do anything because of the grating?
Did you buy black translucent plexi for the top or did you custom make it?
Awesome job with this EVO build. You have given me some inspiration for mine. I was going to wait till around Christmas but now I want to build it now. LOL.
Thank you. You are right. Two fans in the back looks not so functional to me aso. I have a big, 17mm fan directly blowing on to electronics. But i ll make a smoke test as soon as I persuade my wife to blow some smoke into my printer, cause i am a non-smoker and wify threatens me to throw my printers to garbage. :)
I bought a plexi sheet and with the help of a proxxon scroll saw cut them to my need.
I'm still trying to justify to my wife that I need a second 3d Printer. : ) The excuse of "it's would be fun to build" and "This one looks awesome" are not cutting it with her. She wants to know what this one can do that my flashforge creator pro can't.
The reasoning I used was that sometimes 3D printing parts takes aaages, and having a second printer means I don't have to wait days before doing the next print.
Believe it or not my wife suggested I make a second printer out of my spare parts, saying that your other printer might break and you'll need another one to print out some replacement parts ;-)