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Time-of-build checklist:
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Online manuals for an FDM 2000 which is very similar model:
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    *[http://3d4u.org/MyFDM/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/2000APPL.pdf Applications]
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    *[http://3d4u.org/MyFDM/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/2000UTIL.pdf Utilities]
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    *[http://3d4u.org/MyFDM/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/2000INTR.pdf Manual]
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    *[http://3d4u.org/MyFDM/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/2000PROC.pdf Operations]
  
 
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Equipment page (like ours) from the London Hackerspace wiki: [http://wiki.london.hackspace.org.uk/view/Equipment:Stratasys_FDM_1650 Equipment:Stratasys_FDM_1650]
 
Equipment page (like ours) from the London Hackerspace wiki: [http://wiki.london.hackspace.org.uk/view/Equipment:Stratasys_FDM_1650 Equipment:Stratasys_FDM_1650]
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*[http://casimpkinsjr.radiantdolphinpress.com/rapid_prototyping.html]
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*[http://www.cs.dartmouth.edu/~robotics/mediawiki/index.php/Stratasys_FDM_2000 Dartmouth ]
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*[http://haveblue.org/ Have Blue Blog]
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*[http://www.hive76.org/fdm2000-progress Hive76 FDM 2000]
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*[http://jcflowers1.iweb.bsu.edu/rlo/fdm.htm Job Procedures]
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*[http://www.sibcoinc.com/fdm.htm Potential Materials source ]
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*[http://www.incredilution.com/2011/01/engineering-to-save-5000/ Group repairing a FDM 2000]
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*[http://support.knowlton.ohio-state.edu/files/InsightUserGuide.pdf Insight User Guide]
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*[http://wiki.hive13.org/Stratasys_FDM_2000 Hive13]
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*[http://replay.web.archive.org/19990221032334/http://www.stratasys.com/1600.HTM Stratasys product page (1999)]
  
 
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Z-stage Lubrication
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    Should be done monthly
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Cable Lubrication
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    Should be done monthly
  
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FDM Modeler Calibration
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    Should be done often - recommended minimum of once a week
  
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See if it works.
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*Bring in rack mount computer to run the machine.
Get some software for it.
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*Find a source for consumables.
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*Determine what the materials costs are.
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*Write up maintenance procedures.
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*Write up procedures for use.
  
 
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Revision as of 12:17, 11 March 2013


Stratasys FDM 1650 3-D Printer

Basic Info

  • Ownership: Brian Wennberg (100%)
  • Location: West wall, you can't miss it.
  • What it looks like:
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Manufacturer Information

  • Make/Model: Stratsys FDM 1650
  • Part Number: not specified

Documentation

not specified

Rules

Instructions

Online manuals for an FDM 2000 which is very similar model:

   *Applications
   *Utilities
   *Manual
   *Operations

Other References

Blog by a gentleman who took one apart and got it working again: My FDM 1650 Blog

Instructions for how to use it from Ball State University: Lab Procedure

Blog entry about finding more material at a reasonable price (not): Material Madness

Equipment page (like ours) from the London Hackerspace wiki: Equipment:Stratasys_FDM_1650

Maintenance

        • Preliminary

Z-stage Lubrication

   Should be done monthly

Cable Lubrication

   Should be done monthly

FDM Modeler Calibration

   Should be done often - recommended minimum of once a week

Things that Need to be Done

  • Bring in rack mount computer to run the machine.
  • Find a source for consumables.
  • Determine what the materials costs are.
  • Write up maintenance procedures.
  • Write up procedures for use.

FAQs

A list of commonly asked questions