3D Printing

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The 3D Printing Area at Pikes Peak Makerspace (PPM) consists mostly of Level 2 equipment.

Additional training is required to use our Level 2 equipment.

 3D Printing Area  hand tools should be marked with orange tape or paint.


Safety First

Members must know the following information:

Covid-19 notice

In case of emergency, call 911

Our physical location is:
735 East Pikes Peak Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

PPM Fire Escape Plan

Fire Escape Plan maps are posted throughout the Makerspace.
There are 11 fire extinguishers in the building.

First Aid

There is a FIRST AID Supply Cabinet in our Kitchen Area.
FIRST AID Kits are available throughout the Makerspace.

Eye Wash Stations

Emergency Eye & Face Wash Stations are mounted in the Kitchen, CNC Room and Wood Shop Areas.

Personal Protective Equipment

Wear protective equipment in all Wood and Metal Shop Areas.
Wear gloves when using Isopropyl Alcohol and other cleaners.


Classes and Training

Area Captain -- Trevor Banks

Classes

Pikes Peak Makerspace announces its Upcoming events, including classes, on Meetup

Training

Introduction to 3D Printing class info
Intro to SLA 3D Printing class info

Tips

Ultimate 3D Printing Materials Guide
Prusa 3D by Josef Prusa - YouTube channel
Clear the resin trays of the SLA printers carefully and completely to avoid cross-contamination.

For Help

Message in PPM Slack channel #3d-printing

Equipment Lists

3D Printing Equipment -- Level 2

Picture Item Manufacturer Model
Number
Estimated
Value
Manual Owner Status
Up/Down
Problem
Description
Prusa MK2S

(HAYWIRE)

Level 2 Equipment

PRUSA RESEARCH Prusa MK2S

$350

Included PPM Up

(01/19/22)

Prusa Mk2s

(MEDUSA)

Level 2 Equipment

PRUSA RESEARCH N/A

$1,000

Included PPM Up

(01/19/22)

Prusa Mk2s

MMU2

(Multi Material Unit)

Level 2 Equipment

PRUSA RESEARCH Included PPM Down

(12/10/21)

MMU

needs repair.

MR T 3D printer
Taz 5

(MR. T)

Level 2 Equipment

LULZBOT Taz 5

$1,200

Included PPM Down
TIZZY 3D Printer
Taz 5

(TIZZY)

Level 2 Equipment

LULZBOT Taz 5,

KITTAZ

$1,200

Included PPM Up.

Repaired &
firmware updated,
by Joe Hall

(01/23/22)

ANYCUBIC 3D Printer
ANYCUBIC PHOTON MONO 2K

resin printer

Level 2 Equipment

Anycubic N/A

$200

N/A PPM Up
Picture Item Manufacturer Model
Number
Estimated
Value
Manual Owner Status
Up/Down
Problem
Description

3D Printing Equipment -- Other

Picture Item Manufacturer Model
Number
Estimated
Value
Manual Owner Status
Up/Down
Problem
Description
UV Curing Box
UV curing box

(6x6x10 inches)

PPM PPM Up
Dryer oven
lab oven / dryer

with timer

(12x12x12 interior)

Curtin Matheson (none) PPM Up
filament dryer box
filament dryer box PPM N/A PPM Up
Fume Extractor
Fume Extractor PACE [[1]] none PPM ? needs filters,

probably

3Doodler create
3Doodler create STAR TREK PPM
INFRARED THERMOMETER
INFRARED THERMOMETER CEN-TECH PPM Up
Picture Item Manufacturer Model
Number
Estimated
Value
Manual Owner Status
Up/Down
Problem
Description

3D Printing -- Computer  

Picture Item Manufacturer Model
Number
System Estimated
Value
CPU Memory Storage Software Owner Status
Up/Down
Problem
Description
3D Printing laptop
computer (laptop) hp EliteBook 8570w Windows 10 Pro Core-i7 2.30 GHz 4 GB 750 GB HDD

PrusaSlicer Lychee Slicer Repetier‑Server

PPM Up
Picture Item Manufacturer Model
Number
System Estimated
Value
CPU Memory Storage Software Owner Status
Up/Down
Problem
Description


3D Printing -- Not Working  

Picture Item Manufacturer Model
Number
Estimated
Value
Manual Owner Status
Up/Down
Problem
Description
various Raspberry Pi boards

?

N/A PPM Working(?)

but not online

computer

(Resin machine),

"M-DESIGN-5-G"

$300

N/A PPM Working(?)

but not online, Windows 10

computer

(Slicing machine),

"M-DESIGN-3-G"

hp Z200

$500

N/A PPM Up Windows 7
hot air material (pellet) dryer Plastic Process Equipment THD-U SERIES

?

Yes PPM (donated by TITAN ROBOTICS) Down Under construction
3D Printer
(high temp)
Stratasys N/A

$1,000

N/A PPM (donated by TITAN ROBOTICS) Down Under construction
Monoprice Mini 3D Printer Monoprice Mini E3D Edition

$75

N/A PPM Down Not plugged in.

Should work,

needs to be tested. SD card only.

PLA ONLY.

Formlabs Form 2 resin printer
Form 2

resin printer

Form Form 2

$2,500

Included PPM Down Unable to get successful prints.

May need new resin or new bed.

RapMan 3

3D Printer

Unknown RapMan 3

$100

N/A PPM Down Needs board wired and power supply hooked up.
Picture Item Manufacturer Model
Number
Estimated
Value
Manual Owner Status
Up/Down
Problem
Description

Hand Tools

 3D Printing Area  hand tools should be marked with orange tape or paint.
Return all tools to their proper location after use. This rule applies to all areas of our Makerspace.

Donations Received

Wish List

Policies

Equipment Reservations

PPE

Donate for PPE
Or, leave donations in a black payment box, or use a QR code.

Materials

Donate for "3D Print Filament": bit.ly/ppmstuff
Filament Cost $0.029 per Gram
Or, leave donations in a black payment box, or use a QR code.

PPM Member Benefits

(walk in, show proof of membership)
Company Website Benefit Directions to
Logo WOODCRAFT
Woodcraft Colorado Springs 10% discount 4438 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Logo CO Lumber
CO Lumber Specialties 10% discount 3636 Stone Avenue
Logo General Air
GENERAL AIR 10% discount 3031 N Nevada Ave.
Logo ACE
ACE Hardware Uintah Gardens 10% discount 1830 W Uintah Street

Scrap and Trash

Collect scrap plain paper, PLA and PETG plastics, and metals for recycling.
Empty recycling and trash into our dumpsters at the back (south side) of the building.
The key to the dumpsters is hanging just inside our back door.

Software

Modeling sw

Fusion 360

Slicing sw

PrusaSlicer 2.3.0
Lychee Slicer
(free version) for ANYCUBIC resin printer.

Server sw

Repetier-Server
Go to our Slack channel to get login credentials.

Showcase

Photo Gallery

PPM YouTube Channel

"featured" videos, (the YouTube "HOME" tab)
"Things we've built", Created playlists, including 3D-printed robotic hand (2015)

Other Fun Stuff

"Wear you some gloves.", https://shop.crafnation.com/product/wearyousomegloves

PrusaSlicer 2.4

Lithophane Links



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