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Posted · Designing of 3D printer platform

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

 

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    Posted · Designing of 3D printer platform

    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

     

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    Posted · Designing of 3D printer platform

    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.

     

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    Posted · Designing of 3D printer platform

    Copying UM won't get you anywhere in the academic world as it is not allowed ;)

     

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    Posted · Designing of 3D printer platform

    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?

     

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    Posted · Designing of 3D printer platform

    https://github.com/Ultimaker/Ultimaker2

    try the "download zip" on the right of the page and download all UM2 files in one zip file ...

     

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    Posted · Designing of 3D printer platform

    http://umforum.ultimaker.com/index.php?/topic/2772-spaceclaim/?p=53816

    and this is how to unlock the STEP in design spark mechanical

     

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    Posted · Designing of 3D printer platform

    Thats great - all sorted!

    Thanks for help all!

     

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