MilkRap

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MilkRap

Release status: experimental

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Description a RepRap with a milk crate frame
License CC-BY-NC-SA
Author gmdownes
Contributors
Based-on Prusa Mendel (iteration 2)
Categories Cartesian-XZ-head‎, RepRap machines, Prusa Mendel Development
CAD Models coming soon
External Link Instructables: MilkRap: Milk Crate RepRap


MilkRap (Milk Crate RepRap) by gmdownes

Assembly instructions: http://www.instructables.com/id/MilkRap-Milk-Crate-RepRap/?ALLSTEPS

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BOM

Partial MilkRap self sourced BOM.

Black rectangular milk crate 24 quart $7 + $12 shipping https://www.milkcratesdirect.com

Mk2 j-head hot end $49 http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-RepRap-3D-Printer-MK2-J-Head-Hot-End-Makerbot-Prusa-Mendel-/290768331825?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item43b324a431

Printer board rev d. $87 http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-version-Printrboard-for-Reprap-Prusa-Mendel-3D-printer-improves-upon-Gen6-/281101127668?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item4172eecff4

Mk1 heat bed $19 http://www.ebay.com/itm/1pcs-RepRap-3D-Printer-PCB-Heatbed-MK1-heated-heat-bed-For-Prusa-Mendel-/290908896216

Nema 17 used motors $52 for 5 http://www.ebay.com/itm/5-Nema-17-Minebea-Stepper-Motors-Mill-Robot-RepRap-Makerbot-Prusa-3D-Printer-/171030142212?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item27d230dd04

Minimalist direct drive extruder $0.0 http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:15718

Lm8uu linear ball bearings $5.25 for 10 http://www.ebay.com/itm/10pcs-LM8UU-8mm-Linear-Ball-Bearing-Bush-Bushing-FREE-SHIPPING-/121096649695?hash=item1c31ec3bdf&vxp=mtr

Mk7 drive gear $12.5 http://store.makerslide.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=95

Atx 500w power supply $20 http://www.ebay.com/itm/Hercules-500W-120mm-Fan-Silent-ATX-Power-Supply-w-20-24pin-SATA-Serial-ATA-NEW-/260937035816

Steel rods came from McMaster Carr online

PTFE tubes for Bowden extruder came from McMaster Carr or Grainger, I cant remember.

Glass plate for top of heat bed came from Lowes (I found you do not need to use borosilicate glass, soda lime window glass has worked just fine for me)


Further reading