Essential elements of an enclosure are filter assembly box and light. It is best to place the control box on the outside of the enclosure due to its propensity for overheating. An automatic fire stop device is useful if one tends to leave their printer unattended for long periods of time.
- Introduction, Filter Assembly Box, Filters
- Enclosure Material Options
- Alternative Filter Assemblies/Ventilation Unit
- Various DIY Enclosures
- My Enclosure
The inspiration for this lamp emerged from the raft generated during printing of table brackets. I know it’s odd, but that’s what happened. When I peeled the raft from the print I thought it looked like a double-sided spade. It reminded me of home decor I saw in a magazine while waiting in a doctor’s office. I said to myself, “This shape looks so fluid. What can I make with it?” This lamp was the first thing I made. The second thing is a table decor piece that I will print as soon as I have settled modifying my printer enclosure filter assembly.Continue reading “Contemporary Lamp”
With reports of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and ultra fine particles (UFPs) emissions from 3D printers you may have wondered if you need an enclosure with ventilation. Expert reports recommend ventilation if you are operating your printer in a poorly ventilated space.Continue reading “3D Printer Enclosure & Indoor Air Quality”