Mowi printer

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Mowi Printer

Release status: experimental

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The Mowiprinter is a foldable 3d printer with dualextrusion and a building volume of 260 x 200 x 195mm.
Foldable RepRap, Development
CAD Models
External Link


The Mowi Printer is a foldable 3d printer, folded flat it is small, but opened up it can print big and with two materials. It also has a display for standalone printing. The Mowi printer is still under development so expect the files to change. I also did some manual changes that are not reflected in the files yet.

At the moment there is no build manual yet. In the Step Assembly on Github you can see how everything fits together. If you have any issues please post them on the github. All help in improving the design and/or the documentation is welcome.


  • Printing Size: 260mm x 200mm x 195mm
  • Folded size: 400mm x 330mm x 86mm
  • Printed Parts: 10
  • Lasercut parts: 21
  • Bought Parts: ???
  • Electronics: Ramps 1.4

Main Open Issues

  • The printer is not yet stable enough for reliable printing when placed on an uneven surface. (Find a way to fixate Y box to Z Frame for printing)
  • The cables get stuck underneath hinge when unfolding and they get stuck betwee de x endstop and the x carriage.
  • X- Carriage can only be printed with support and needs a lot of cleaning.
  • Dual extruder calibration.
  • Easier Assembly
  • Less different vitamins

Bill of Materials

I tried to use mostly (industry) standard parts so most parts can be bought at a lot of suppliers, the links are only an example.

For aliexpress links, substitute the xx in the link for ss, Aliexpress links are blocked due to spam)