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makerbot replicator +

 

Make sure your existing 3D printer is well calibrated on the X. Y and Z axis

We suggest to print all of ULIO's plastic parts on the same 3D printer (at least parts A, B, C and Q)

  • Unless all of your other printers have the same precision

Please make sure to honor our proprietary rights and restrictions on use


How to proceed

1.We recommend that you download all of the STL files on your PC

2.We recommend that you slice all the STL files and save the Gcodes on your PC 

  • Please watch our slicing videos and follow our recommandations

  • Make sure NOT TO ROTATE THE STL MODEL FILE once you upload it into your slicer

    • They have to be printed on those specific axis

  • We highly suggest to print with the retraction enabled

    • If you have an all metal hot end one single drop of a good quality sewing machine oil (at your own risk) will do wonders to prevent PLA/PHA from jamming especially during retraction

3.Save all of the Gcodes  on an SD card

4.In order to keep track of things, create a spreadsheet with the names of all the parts to be printed and then just check them off as they’re printed

 

Important notices:

  • The following STL files have been modified so ULIO can be printed on Makerbot’s Replicator + (Beta testing-October 2018)

  • Make sure you’ve disabled the skirt lines (0) and brim options, if not ULIO’s STL files won’t fit onto your Replicator’s print platform

 

A

A) Make sure NOT TO ROTATE THE STL MODEL FILE once you upload it into your slicer (They have to be printed on those specific axis)

B) Add support lines everywhere (watch our slicing video)

  • Make sure the distance between the support and the part  on the X and Y axis = 0.7 mm

  • Make sure the distance between the support and the part  on the Z axis = 0.15 mm

C) Parts A, B , C and Q have to be printed on the same printer

D) If the print result of part A is not satisfactory, you will need to reprint it vertically on another 3D printer with a print volume of at least 200 mm x 160 mm x 200 mm

 
 

B

A) Make sure NOT TO ROTATE THE STL MODEL FILE once you upload it into your slicer (They have to be printed on those specific axis)

B) Parts A, B , C and Q have to be printed on the same printer

 

 

 
 

C

A) Make sure NOT TO ROTATE THE STL MODEL FILE once you upload it into your slicer (They have to be printed on those specific axis)

New shim added January 2018 (not shown in the video):

B) Following the complete assembly of the printer, it might be necessary to install a shim on the backside of part C in order to minimize back and forth wobble ( click here to see an overview of the installation)

  • Download the STL file of the scaled model to determine the proper thickness of the shim (see gallery on the left)

C) Parts A, B , C and Q have to be printed on the same printer

In order to print part C on Makerbot’s replicator + we had to reduce the length of ULIO’s print bed on the Y axis by 0.85 in.

 
 

D

A) Make sure NOT TO ROTATE THE STL MODEL FILE once you upload it into your slicer (They have to be printed on those specific axis)

B) Download the STL file of the scaled model to see if you need to adjust the thickness of part D (see gallery on the left)

  • Here's a video that shows how to scale the thickness of part D

  • Make sure part D slides well between the rails of part C

 

 
 

E

A) Make sure NOT TO ROTATE THE STL MODEL FILE once you upload it into your slicer (They have to be printed on those specific axis)

 

 

 

 
 

F

A) Make sure NOT TO ROTATE THE STL MODEL FILE once you upload it into your slicer (They have to be printed on those specific axis)

B) Download the STL file of the scaled model to see if you need to adjust the height and thickness of part F (see gallery on the left)

  • Make sure part F slides well between the rails of part A

  • Here are two videos that show how to adjust the height and thickness of part F in CURA

New shim added January 2018 (not shown in the video):

C) Following the complete assembly of the printer, it will be necessary to add a shim between parts I and F in order to prevent the rack from lifting when it moves to the left ( click here to see a preview of the installation)

  • Download the STL file of the shim and adjust its thickness if required (see gallery on the left)

    • Make sure the X axis rack moves easily

 
 

G

Watch our video to learn how to customize this part by adding your school's name for example

  • Make sure you have Autodesk Fusion 360 installed

  • Click here to download our STEP file

  • Although not shown in the video it's very important to change your drawing units in mm (Do not keep them in inches)

A) Once you customize this part you can :

  • Send it directly to Cura from Autodesk Fusion 360

  • Save it as an STL file

  • Make sure to rotate the part similar to the STL file download

B) Add support (lines) touching the build plate (watch our slicing video)

  • Make sure the distance between the support and the part  on the X and Y axis = 2 mm

  • Make sure the distance between the support and the part  on the Z axis = 0 mm

C) We recommend to print this part with an infill of 30%

 
 

H

A) Make sure NOT TO ROTATE THE STL MODEL FILE once you upload it into your slicer (They have to be printed on those specific axis)

B) Add support (lines) touching the buildplate (watch our slicing video)

  • Make sure the distance between the support and the part  on the X and Y axis = 2 mm

  • Make sure the distance between the support and the part  on the Z axis = 0 mm

C) If this part isn't strong enough you can increase the infill to 30%

 
 

I

A) Make sure NOT TO ROTATE THE STL MODEL FILE once you upload it into your slicer (They have to be printed on those specific axis)

B) This part can be printed with other parts to save time

  • I, J

 

 
 

J

A) Make sure NOT TO ROTATE THE STL MODEL FILE once you upload it into your slicer (They have to be printed on those specific axis)

B) This part can be printed with other parts to save time

  • I, J

 

 
 

K

A) Make sure NOT TO ROTATE THE STL MODEL FILE once you upload it into your slicer (They have to be printed on those specific axis) (Multiply x 2)

B) You can print the X and Y gears in two sizes, a small shaft opening (1st choice) or a larger opening (2nd choice). This is where the motor shaft is inserted

C) If both sizes don't fit onto the motor shaft, we'll show you how to fix that later on in the assembly videos

  • Do not scale the gear size

 
 

L

A) Make sure NOT TO ROTATE THE STL MODEL FILE once you upload it into your slicer (They have to be printed on those specific axis)

B) You can print the z axis gear in two sizes, a small shaft opening (1st choice) or a larger opening (2nd choice). This is where the motor shaft is inserted

C) The Z axis gear must be printed at 10mm / sec (that's not what's shown in the video)

D) If both sizes don't fit onto the motor shaft, we'll show you how to fix that later on in the assembly videos

  • Do not scale the gear size

 
 

M

A) Make sure NOT TO ROTATE THE STL MODEL FILE once you upload it into your slicer (They have to be printed on those specific axis)

B) We recommend to print this part with an infill of 30%

 

 

 

 
 

N

A) Make sure NOT TO ROTATE THE STL MODEL FILE once you upload it into your slicer (They have to be printed on those specific axis)

B) Add support (lines) everywhere (watch our slicing video) 

  • Make sure the distance between the support and the part  on the X and Y axis = 2 mm

  • Make sure the distance between the support and the part  on the Z axis = 0 mm

C) This part can be printed with other parts to save time

  • N, O

 
 

O

A) Make sure NOT TO ROTATE THE STL MODEL FILE once you upload it into your slicer (They have to be printed on those specific axis)

B) Add support (lines) everywhere (watch our slicing video)

  • Make sure the distance between the support and the part  on the X and Y axis = 2 mm

  • Make sure the distance between the support and the part  on the Z axis = 0 mm

C) This part can be printed with other parts to save time

  • N, O

 
 

P

A) Make sure NOT TO ROTATE THE STL MODEL FILE once you upload it into your slicer (They have to be printed on those specific axis) (Multiply x 2)

B) This part can be printed with other parts to save time

  • 2 x P (right and left), Q, R, S, T, U, V

 

 

 
 

Q

A) Make sure NOT TO ROTATE THE STL MODEL FILE once you upload it into your slicer (They have to be printed on those specific axis) 

B) Please note that the extremities on each side must barely touch the sides of part B

  • If part Q is too short you can extend its length by increasing the scale of the X axis

  • If part Q is too long you can reduce its length by decreasing the scale of the X axis (or simply sand the left side with a 200 to 300 grains sand paper)

C) You can use the same slicing parameters as part P

D) Parts A, B , C and Q have to be printed on the same printer

New adjustable part Q-July 2018

  • Click here to download the STL file

 
 

R

A) Make sure NOT TO ROTATE THE STL MODEL FILE once you upload it into your slicer (They have to be printed on those specific axis)

B) This part can be printed with other parts to save time

  • 2 x P (right and left), Q, R, S, T, U, V

 

 

 
 

S

A) Make sure NOT TO ROTATE THE STL MODEL FILE once you upload it into your slicer (They have to be printed on those specific axis)

B) This part can be printed with other parts to save time

  • 2 x P (right and left), Q, R, S, T, U, V

 

 

 
 

T

A) Make sure NOT TO ROTATE THE STL MODEL FILE once you upload it into your slicer (They have to be printed on those specific axis)

B) This part can be printed with other parts to save time

  • 2 x P (right and left), Q, R, S, T, U, V

 

 

 
 

U

A) Make sure NOT TO ROTATE THE STL MODEL FILE once you upload it into your slicer (They have to be printed on those specific axis)

B) We recommend to add support touching the buildplate

  • You might need to change the angle of support to 30 deg

    • This is the angle where CURA decides automatically to add support

C) This part can be printed with other parts to save time

  • 2 x P (right and left), Q, R, S, T, U, V

 
 

V

A) Make sure NOT TO ROTATE THE STL MODEL FILE once you upload it into your slicer (They have to be printed on those specific axis)

B) This part can be printed with other parts to save time

  • 2 x P (right and left), Q, R, S, T, U, V

 

 

 
 

W

A) Make sure NOT TO ROTATE THE STL MODEL FILE once you upload it into your slicer (They have to be printed on those specific axis)

B) As of January 2018 a retaining clip will be included in our kits otherwise you can adjust and print this one

C) Print this part at 10 mm / sec

 

 

Extra: 

Filament spool holder-base

A) Click here to download the STL file

 

 

FILAMENT SPOOL HOLDER-poles

A) Click here to download the STL file

 

 
 
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