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Powder 3D Printer

Powder based 3D Printer

Status Unknown as of Feb 1, 2014
Training Mandatory
Hackable NO
Usage Restrictions Members Only with 3D printer training
Owner VHS
If it Breaks Attach an “out of order” sign & Contact 3D printer working group.
Loan Status Owned
Arrival Date August 16th, 2013
Location Workshop
Value $$
Champion See Compendium of Champions

3d_printer_training_guide

To Fix

  • Assess current state
  • Clean and flush system
  • perform maintenance routines as per the manual

Safety

Unknown

Specifications

Z400/Z402/Z402C (Discontinued)

The Z400 3D Printer is the entry-level concept modeling solution that delivers great models quickly and inexpensively. Models can be used for design verification, communication and as patterns for casting applications. Z Corporation offers a variety of materials for use with the Z400 3D Printer. Beginning with our two basic materials, a versatile and inexpensive investment casting and a high definition composite material, our customers can add infiltrants to satisfy a wide range of modeling needs at an affordable price.

  • Build Speed: 2 layers per minute
  • Build Volume: 8” x 10” x 8” (203 x 254 x 203 mm)
  • Layer Thickness: User-selectable at the time of printing: 0.003”-0.010”(.076-.254 mm)
  • Equipment Dimensions: 29” x 36” x 42” (74 x 91 x 107 cm)
  • Equipment Weight: 300 lbs. (136kg)

Tutorial

  • See manual for now

About

This machine was generously donated August 16, 2013 by Andrew Hendriks.

The machine is a Z-Corporation Z402

Z400/Z402/Z402C (Discontinued)

The Z400 3D Printer is the entry-level concept modeling solution that delivers great models quickly and inexpensively. Models can be used for design verification, communication and as patterns for casting applications. Z Corporation offers a variety of materials for use with the Z400 3D Printer. Beginning with our two basic materials, a versatile and inexpensive investment casting and a high definition composite material, our customers can add infiltrants to satisfy a wide range of modeling needs at an affordable price.

Contact

The people to contact for the latest information about the printer:

  • William (email here?)
  • Dan D (email here?)
  • Gerard

How to use the machine

Ask the contacts.

What to do if it breaks

STOP IMMEDIATELY. Tell the contacts. Put a temporary note on the machine stating that it is out of order.

Manual

ZCorp z402C Manual (Our printer is a z402, the C is the color model but otherwise the same) 238_09501_z402c_user_manual.pdf

  • Offical files, include firmware and software can be downloaded from the zCorp support site

Consumables

Software

  • Z402C Firmware (v14.015, v.6.002 monochrome) 228 Kb May-20-2008 4:33pm: 238_z402.zip

Also See

Maintenance Log

Note Date Who
Added documentation & details Feb 1, 2014 Thomas L.
Wiki entry created Nov 20, 2013 Thomas L.
tool/z-corporation_z402_3d_printer.txt · Last modified: 2014/02/24 19:59 by i-make-robots