The Portable
Open Source 3D Printer
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Bill of Materials

Bolts / Nuts

  • (All versions)
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    • 16   -   10-32  x  3/4" Socket head cap screws
    • 4     -   8-32  x  1-1/2" Socket head cap screws
    • 8     -   8-32  x  1" Socket head cap screws
    • 9     -   8-32  x  3/4" Socket head cap screws
    • 1     -   6-32  x  2" Socket head cap screws
    • 5     -   6-32  x  1-3/4" Socket head cap screws
    • 10     -   4-40  x  3/4" Socket head cap screws
    • 15   -   M3  x  10mm Socket head cap screws
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    • 8     -   8-32  x  3/8" grub screws
    • 2     -   4-40  x  1/4" grub screws
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    • 16   -   10-32 Hex nuts
    • 37   -   8-32 Hex nuts
    • 8     -   6-32 Hex nuts
    • 16   -   4-40 Hex nuts
    • 4     -   1/4"-20 Hex nuts
    • 2     -   5/16"-18 Hex nuts
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    • 19   -   M3 Flat washers
    • 38   -   #8 SAE Flat washers
    • 3     -   1/4"-20 Flat washers (or 5/16" needs to hae 8mm hole)
  • (Additional for Printed version)
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    • 10   -   #10-32  x  3/4" Socket head cap screws
    • 22   -   #10-32  x  1/4" Socket head cap screws
    • 8     -   #8-32  x  1" Socket head cap screws
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    • 32   -   #10-32 Hex nuts
    • 8     -   #8-32 Hex nuts
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    • 16   -   #8  x  Flat washers

Bearings

  • (All versions)
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    • 11   -   608 skate bearings
    • 6     -   LM8uu linear motion bearings (24mm long)
    • 2     -   LM8suu linear motion bearings (17mm long)
    • 4     -   Printable LM8uu bushings (24mm long)

Rods

  • (Laser cut version)
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    • 2   -   8mm  x  230mm Drill rods
    • 2   -   8mm  x  170mm Drill rods
    • 2   -   5/16"  x  230mm Drill rods
    • 2   -   5/16"  x  210mm Drill rods
    • 1   -   5/16"  x  22mm Drill rod
    • 1   -   1/4"-20  x  170mm Threaded rod
  • (Printed version)
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    • 2   -   8mm  x  230mm Drill rods
    • 2   -   8mm  x  170mm Drill rods
    • 2   -   5/16"  x  220mm Drill rods
    • 2   -   5/16"  x  197mm Drill rods
    • 1   -   5/16"  x  22mm Drill rod
    • 1   -   1/4"  x  170mm Threaded rod

Miscellaneous

  • (All versions)
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    • 1   -   6.5mm i.d.  x  20mm Spring (stronger is better)
    • 4   -   4mm i.d.  x  20mm Springs  ( Or 4 short pieces of aquarium tubing [10mm approximately] )
    • 1   -   5/16"-18  x  4-1/4" (or 4") Hobbed bolt (metric 8mm x 105mm)
    • 800mm -   1/4" o.d. x 1/8" i.d. (6mm o.d. x 3mm i.d.) PTFE tubing (Zeus is one of the largest brands)
    • 8m  -   65lb test braided fishing line (Spectra braided line) (or stainless leader)
    • 18   -   150mm  x  4mm Zip ties (6")
    • 50mm  -   6mm silicone tubing  x  (aquarium tubing)

Printed Parts

  • (All versions)
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    • 1   -   Carriage top
    • 1   -   Carriage bottom
    • 1   -   Bowden clamp
    • 2   -   XY end (left)
    • 2   -   XY end (right)
    • 1   -   Z upper bracket
    • 1   -   Z lower bracket
    • 1   -   Z motor mount
    • 1   -   Z lift bracket
    • 2   -   Z coupler
    • 1   -   Z arm (left)
    • 1   -   Z arm (right)
    • 1   -   Extruder body
    • 1   -   Extruder motor mount
    • 1   -   Extruder idler
    • 1   -   Extruder large gear
    • 1   -   Extruder small gear
    • 2   -   Upper gears
    • 2   -   Motor gears
    • 2   -   Fan mounts
    • 1   -   Encoder knob
  • (Additional for Laser cut version)
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    • 1   -   Top 1 corner connector
    • 1   -   Top 2 corner connector
    • 1   -   Top 3 corner connector
    • 1   -   Top 4 corner connector
    • 4   -   Bottom corner connectors
  • (Additional for Printed version)
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    • 1   -   Case top 1
    • 1   -   Case top 2
    • 1   -   Case top 3
    • 1   -   Case top 4
    • 1   -   Case middle 1
    • 1   -   Case middle 2
    • 1   -   Case middle 3
    • 1   -   Case middle 4
    • 1   -   Case bottom 1
    • 1   -   Case bottom 2
    • 1   -   Case bottom 3
    • 1   -   Case bottom 4
    • 1   -   Top front connector
    • 2   -   Top side connectors
    • 1   -   Rear lower connector
    • 1   -   Rear upper connector
    • 3   -   Middle connectors
    • 3   -   Base connectors
    • 1   -   Motor mount reinforcement
    • 4   -   Upper stiffeners

Electronics

  • Recommended electronics
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    • 4   -   Nema 17 stepper motors (max length of 40mm recommended)
    • 4   -   Stepstick or Pololu stepper drivers
    • 1   -   RAMPS shield
    • 1   -   Arduino mega 2560
    • 1   -   J-head Mk-Vb
    • 2   -   50mm fans (50mm 12+ cfm recommended)
    • 1   -   90 watt power supply (15v @ 5/6A)
    • 1   -   Mechanical endstop switch Pictures
    • 1   -   16 x 2 LCD panel (optional)
    • 1   -   20 position encoder (optional)
    • 1   -   SD card break out board or SDramps (optional)
    • 1   -   Barrel connector for power supply connection (optional)

Subject to change without notice.