Jump to content
Ultimaker Community of 3D Printing Experts
Sign in to follow this  
ronaldb

Designing of 3D printer platform

Recommended Posts

Hi guys

I am currently a student. We received a design project where we must design a 3D printing platform. Luckily, only the mechanical part of the design is necessary so no controlling or electrical behavior is necessary to design..

I would appreciate any help with a really simple design because simplicity is really a key concept in the design.

Regards

RB

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Forgive my ignorance, but how do i get the .STEP file extracted from the Github page to then be able to load to Designspark Mech and export to .stl?

I cant see an obvious 'download' option and when i right click to 'save' file it only downloads a .html file?

Or

Does anyone have the saved .stl to share?

thanks for help

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

from the path you shared click on view next to the step file. Then click on raw and it will open the step file in your browser (or maybe ask to save the file depending on your browser).

You can then save the file itselft. In Chrome use the main control menu and click save page as.

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Might be a Mac issue but downloading via RAW tab into browser and then saving gives me either:

A 'web'.STEP

or a .STEP.txt file

neither seem to be valid .step files when i try to convert to .stl via the various online converter platforms?

Must be user error but what am i doing wrong?

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  

  • Our picks

    • Introducing Ultimaker Cura 3.6 | Beta
      Ultimaker Cura 3.6 | Beta is available. It comes with new features, bug fixes, and UX improvements. We would really like to have your feedback on it to make our stable release as good as it can be. As always, you can download the beta for free from our website, for Windows, MacOS, and Linux.
        • Like
      • 95 replies
    • Print Core CC | Red for Ruby
      Q: For some users, abrasive materials may be a new subject matter. Can you explain what it is that makes a material abrasive when you are not sure which print core to use?
      A: Materials which are hard in a solid piece (like metals, ceramics and carbon fibers) will generally also wear down the nozzle. In general one should assume...
        • Like
      • 30 replies
    • "Back To The Future" using Generative Design & Investment Casting
      Designing for light-weight parts is becoming more important, and I’m a firm believer in the need to produce lighter weight, less over-engineered parts for the future. This is for sustainability reasons because we need to be using less raw materials and, in things like transportation, it impacts the energy usage of the product during it’s service life.
        • Like
      • 12 replies
×

Important Information

Welcome to the Ultimaker Community of 3D printing experts. Visit the following links to read more about our Terms of Use or our Privacy Policy. Thank you!