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tool:z-corporation_z402_3d_printer [2013/11/23 00:45]
jarrett
tool:z-corporation_z402_3d_printer [2014/02/24 19:59] (current)
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 Powder based 3D Printer Powder based 3D Printer
  
-^ Status ​            ​| ​(Unknown, Operational,​ Offline, ) as of Date                           +^ Status ​            | Unknown as of Feb 1, 2014                          ​
-^ Training ​          ​| ​Optional, Recommended, ​Mandatory ​                                      | +^ Training ​          | Mandatory ​                                      | 
-^ Hackable ​          ​| ​YES or NO                                                              | +^ Hackable ​          | NO                                                              | 
-^ Usage Restrictions | (Anyone, ​Members Only, Keyholders Only, Whitelist) ​                    | +^ Usage Restrictions | Members Only with 3D printer training ​                    | 
-^ Owner              | (VHS or Name of proper owner) ​                                         ​+^ Owner              | VHS                                         ​
-^ If it Breaks ​      ​| ​(Panic procedure, usually involving emailing list and "broken" sign)   +^ If it Breaks ​      ​| ​Attach an "out of order" sign & Contact 3D printer working group.  ​
-^ Loan Status ​       | (Unknown, ​Owned, Permanent, Temporary, Semi-Permanent ​                 | +^ Loan Status ​       | Owned                  | 
-^ Arrival Date       ​| ​Date                                                                   | +^ Arrival Date       ​| ​August 16th, 2013                                                                   | 
-^ Location ​          ​| ​(Location within VHS, eg Workshop ​                                     |+^ Location ​          | Workshop ​                                     |
 ^ Value              | $$                                                                     | ^ Value              | $$                                                                     |
 ^ Champion ​          | See [[tool:​compendium_of_champions#​tools|Compendium of Champions]] ​    | ^ Champion ​          | See [[tool:​compendium_of_champions#​tools|Compendium of Champions]] ​    |
 +
 +[[tool:​3d_printer_training_guide]]
 +
 +===== To Fix =====
 +  * Assess current state
 +  * Clean and flush system
 +  * perform maintenance routines as per the manual
 +  * 
  
 ===== Safety ===== ===== Safety =====
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 ===== Specifications ===== ===== Specifications =====
  
-Unknown+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 ===== ===== Tutorial =====
  
-Unknown+  * See manual for now 
 + 
 ==== About ==== ==== About ====
  
-This machine was generously donated ​~August ​15, 2013 by (name needed).+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 ==== ==== Contact ====
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 The people to contact for the latest information about the printer: The people to contact for the latest information about the printer:
  
-William (email here?) +  * William (email here?) 
-Dan D (email here?)+  ​* ​Dan D (email here?) 
 +  * Gerard
  
 ==== How to use the machine ==== ==== How to use the machine ====
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 ==== Manual ==== ==== Manual ====
 +ZCorp z402C Manual (Our printer is a z402, the C is the color model but otherwise the same)
 +{{:​tool:​238_09501_z402c_user_manual.pdf|}}
  
-Here is a scanned PDF copy of the [[Z-Corporation Z402 operating manual]].+  * Offical files, include firmware and software can be downloaded from the zCorp support site
  
 ==== Consumables ==== ==== Consumables ====
  
 Printer powder and binding agent can be obtained (location missing). Printer powder and binding agent can be obtained (location missing).
 +
 +  * Cooking Sake (Rice Wine) works well as a binding agent (http://​open3dp.me.washington.edu/​2010/​10/​sake-binder/​)
 +  * Powder: HydroPerm (http://​open3dp.me.washington.edu/​2010/​11/​plaster-powder-vohp-version-out-of-the-bag-hydroperm/​ http://​www.sculpturesupply.com/​list.php?​sf=subcategory&​vl=Hydroperm&​cat=Plaster+%26+Gypsum+Cement)
 +
 +==== Software ====
 +
 +  * Z402C Firmware (v14.015, v.6.002 monochrome) 228 Kb May-20-2008 4:33pm: {{:​tool:​238_z402.zip|}}
 +
 +==== Also See ====
 +
 +  * http://​blog.freesideatlanta.org/​2011/​07/​making-print-cartridges-for-z400z402-3d.html
 +  * http://​open3dp.me.washington.edu/​2011/​07/​off-road-powdering/​
 +  * http://​open3dp.me.washington.edu/​2010/​11/​plaster-powder-vohp-version-out-of-the-bag-hydroperm/​
 +  * http://​open3dp.me.washington.edu/​2010/​10/​sake-binder/​
 +  * http://​open3dp.me.washington.edu/​2009/​09/​xf1-experimental-fluid-%E2%80%94-400-class/​
 +  * http://​haveblue.org/?​p=1149
 +  * http://​groups.yahoo.com/​neo/​groups/​zcorp402/​conversations/​topics
  
 ===== Maintenance Log ==== ===== Maintenance Log ====
  
 ^ Note               ^ Date         ^ Who       ^ ^ Note               ^ Date         ^ Who       ^
 +| Added documentation & details | Feb 1, 2014 | Thomas L. |
 | Wiki entry created | Nov 20, 2013 | Thomas L. | | Wiki entry created | Nov 20, 2013 | Thomas L. |
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