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Title: Improving 3D Printer Reliability and Usability
Authors: Seale, Luke
Advisors: Nosenchuck, Daniel
Department: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Class Year: 2013
Abstract: Work from last year was continued on the already-constructed 3D printer. First, many steps were taken to improve the reliability of the printer. Many parts were upgraded, fixed and replaced. Building on previous success printing PLA, the capability to print ABS was added. Various hardware and software issues had to be overcome to print ABS effectively. Prints were undertaken using an SD card. A script was written to improve the usability of the printer by making it easy to generate and print text.
Extent: 35 pages
Access Restrictions: Walk-in Access. This thesis can only be viewed on computer terminals at the Mudd Manuscript Library.
Type of Material: Princeton University Senior Theses
Language: en_US
Appears in Collections:Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, 1924-2016

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