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How to Make a Big 3D Printer at Home Using Arduino

The making of a large 3D printer (400x400x400 mm) for a college project.

IntermediateFull instructions providedOver 1 day37,365

Things used in this project

Hardware components

aluminium section pipe
×1
Acrylic Sheets
×1
12mm Diameter steel Rod
×2
8 mm Diameter steel Rod
×4
SC8UU 8mm Aluminum Linear Motion Ball Bearing Slide Bushing For CNC
×8
SC12UU Aluminum Linear Motion Ball Bearing Slide Bushing For CNC
×4
SK12UU Linear Rail Shaft Rod
×4
SK8UU Linear Rail Shaft Rod
×8
Pedestal bearing 8mm KP08
×2
T8 8mm Lead Screw with Nut
×2
stepper motor coupler 5mm to 8mm
×2
GT2 20 tooth flanged pulley for 5 mm shaft with timing belt 4 mtr.
×2
Nema17 Mounting Bracket
×3
RAMPS 1.4 board
×1
a4988 stepper motor driver
×4
optical endstop switch
×3
Power Supply 12V/20A
×1
1.75mm PLA Filament For 3D Printer
×1
Extruder
×1
0.4mm J-head Hotend Extruder
×1
PCB Heated Bed
×4
Arduino Mega 2560 & Genuino Mega 2560
Arduino Mega 2560 & Genuino Mega 2560
×1
NEMA 17 Stepper Motor
OpenBuilds NEMA 17 Stepper Motor
I used Nema17 59Ncm 2A 1.8°4-lead 48mm Stepper Motor jk42hs40-1704
×5

Software apps and online services

Arduino IDE
Arduino IDE
slic3r
printrun

Hand tools and fabrication machines

drill machine
grinder machine

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Custom parts and enclosures

25 mm cube

25 mm calibration cube

Dimenssion of all Required parts

Dimenssion of 3D Printer Frame, Required Parts and it's Quantity

Schematics

Connection Diagram

Connection diagram of the stepper motor, Ramps 1.4, Arduino mega, End stop switch, Stepper Motor Driver,

Code

Marlin-1.1.x.zip (marlin firmware)

Arduino
marlin firmware arduino code for a 3d printer
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Credits

Desi Engineer

Desi Engineer

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Student Of B.tech In Electrical Engineering

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