3D printed forms, AutoDesk Fusion 360, Chugger Pump, CNC, Electronic Manufacturing, electronics podcast, Homebrew, Igus, MacroFab, macrofab engineering podcast, Sheet Metal
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MEP EP#215: Just Another Meatloaf Title

Podcast Notes

Parker

  • Brewery Update
    • Pump mount design completed
    • 3D printed brackets
    • Bending tubing this week!
    • Need to finish the last bit of wiring in the electrical box
  • Python PDF Creation
    • Why do they all suck?
    • Currently using fpdf

Stephen

  • CNC Update
    • Moving…mostly
      • Still need to get the X-axis moving
      • Sprockets to weld on
      • Will try rotational tig welding
    • Midi to G-Code
    • Motor Cable
    • Rack Mount Amplifier
      • Replaced the transformer last week to boost the votlage
      • Went from a 12:230 to a 10:230 ratio for a 20% increase
      • Output changed exactly by 20%….go figure!

Rapid Fire Opinion


3D model of the pump bracket Parker design for his home brewing rig. Modeled with Autodesk Fusion 360.

3D model of the pump bracket Parker design for his home brewing rig. Modeled with Autodesk Fusion 360.

 
Slicing the STL file that was output from Autodesk Fusion 360. Parker uses Cura for the slicer currently.

Slicing the STL file that was output from Autodesk Fusion 360. Parker uses Cura for the slicer currently.

 

One over night session of printing and the first bracket is off the 3D printer! Turned out great so far!

One over night session of printing and the first bracket is off the 3D printer! Turned out great so far!

 


Special thanks to whixr over at Tymkrs for the intro and outro!