Category: FABtotum

3D printed template for soldering SMD connectors

Using a 3D printed object as a template / clamp, you can solder more easily SMD connectors. Soldering flux has been used, then at the end of the welding the circuit should be washed using isopropyl alcohol, the solder flux

Posted in 3D printing, FABtotum, Lab tools, PCB, Tinkering, Tutorial

FABtotum: PCB milling and drilling

This is only a partial video of entire workflow, i think to make a full workflow video, please click on like button or subscribe if you are interested / leave a comment in forum’s thread PCB Milling and drilling with

Posted in CNC, FABtotum, PCB, Tinkering

FABtotum dust cleaner after milling

3D printed tool for clean the dust and debris inside of the FABtotum Personal Fabricator after milling. The hose adapter it’s designed to be connected on a vacuum cleaner via a corrugated tube of 25 mm outer diameter. The main

Posted in 3D printing, CNC, FABtotum, GitHub, Lab tools, PCB, Tinkering, Uncategorized, Woodworking

Wood nameplate for montessori bed: Giulio

Some time ago, my friend Cristian started a job: a montessori bed for the son of our friend Teresa, Giulio. I have decided to complete the nice work of Cristian with a name plate CNC crafted, quite a challenge because

Posted in CAM, CNC, FABtotum, Tinkering, Woodworking

PCB holders for CNC milling

The holders are designed for work on the FABtotum personal fabricator but they can be useful with all desktop CNC milling machines. Suitable for M3 and M4 screws, 4 mm hole on the holder. I use this holders with two

Posted in 3D printing, CNC, FABtotum, Lab tools, PCB

Bulldog Lite on FABtotum

Bulldog Lite feeder on the FABtotum personal fabricator Wiki: http://itink.it/wiki/doku.php?id=en:tinkering:3dprinting:moddingandtesting:bulldogliteonfabtotum Forum: http://forum.fabtotum.cc/showthread.php?2439-Bulldog-Lite-on-FABtotum&p=13799#post13799

Posted in 3D printing, FABtotum, Modding and testing, Tinkering, Uncategorized

Safe unspool printing material on FABtotum

To prevent a bloated wire jamming in the tube during the unspool, i use this procedure, a scissor or another tool is necessary to cut the wire.  Be sure the feeder is engaged and rise the extruder temperature at 200°C

Posted in 3D printing, FABtotum, Tutorial

Hexagon AO mounted on FABtotum protohead

Some updates about my protohead and Hexagon AO extruder for FABtotum, photos on G+ album and further detail on forum        

Posted in 3D printing, CAD, FABtotum, Tinkering

heating test of Hexagon AO extruder with my protohead 0.2b for FABtotum

Fan ON at 50% power (M106 S128 command) and heating the Hexagon AO extruder with current measurement. The heater cartdridge, the thermistor and the fan are connected to my protohead for FABtotum personal fabricator 3D printer / CNC mill Forum

Posted in 3D printing, FABtotum, Tinkering

FABtotum heated bed pin protection

Heated bed pin protection for FABtotum personal fabricator 3D printer Thingiverse thing: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:779819 Google Plus photo album: https://plus.google.com/photos/100988509129759595253/albums Forum thread: http://forum.fabtotum.cc/showthread.php?1636-FAB-community-created-parts

Posted in 3D printing, CAD, FABtotum, Tinkering
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