Extrusion v4 - Lydia
PlasticHub Extruder based on PP v4. but with improvments and simplifications.

Features

  • Jam detection
  • Emergency and reset button
  • Various motor protections (thermal & magnetic).
  • Rigid, flexible and modular framework – enabling hacking and extensions. The base plate is 15 mm thick.
  • Extrusion hopper can be easily detached.
  • Thermocouples (sensors) have clips, easy to detach.
  • Stops automatically after one hour of inactivity.
  • High quality cables and wiring according to industrial standards.
  • Compression screw according to v4 with added extra strength
  • Stronger taper bearings extra trust bearing
  • Quality heatbands and PID controllers
  • Simplified bearing housing design with no exotic parts as in v4, easy to replace and scale for even bigger screws
  • Semi automatic control : record & replay extrusion speed

Specifications

Type: Extruder
Version: 4.3
Status: Tested
License CERN Open Source Hardware License
Authors
  • PlasticHub S.L.
  • PrecisousPlastic - Eindhoven
  • Peter Bas
  • David Basetti - 3D Seed
  • Type Single Screw
    Weight 110 kg
    Power (W) 5 kW
    Voltage 380V or 220V
    Amperage 16A
    Input Flake Size Small
    Screw diameter 30mm
    Length of screw (mm) 900 mm
    Effective screw length 600 mm
    Rated Motor Power 3 kW
    Motor
    - Rated Motor output Torque 109 Nm
    - Rated Motor output speed 263 RPM
    - Heating zones 3
    Heating power: max. 2 kW

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    Dimensions


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    Components


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    Part Nr. Description Configuration
    1 Controller Hal9000 Advanced
    2 Shredder Hopper 2mm Stainless | 40 cm high
    3 Extrusion Basic (v3.2)
    4 Motor 2.2KW | 1480 RPM | 220V or 380 V
    5 Reducer MRV90 1:30
    6 Couplings Custom Jaw Spider & Rubber filling
    7 Legs 40 x 40 mm | 20 cm long
    8 Shredder Upgraded v3 Shredder | 32mm hexbar | 30mm shaft - keyed
    9 Extrusion Hopper 2mm Stainless | Window | Quick-Release | Cooling-Ribs

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