Benbox Laser Machines/CO2 Lasers/3D Printers

General Category => Z Axis => Topic started by: mrehmus on April 11, 2017, 11:16:31 AM

Title: Stepper motor driven lab jack - for 3D printer
Post by: mrehmus on April 11, 2017, 11:16:31 AM
http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2218893
Might work although I'd substitute metal pivots and lead screw.
Title: Re: Stepper motor driven lab jack - for 3D printer
Post by: Administrator on April 11, 2017, 11:28:13 AM
Just another scissors jack...this one made of metal...I bought it last year...I know it costs more:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00657ZK02/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&th=1
Title: Re: Stepper motor driven lab jack - for 3D printer
Post by: ThothLoki on April 11, 2017, 11:30:46 AM
It actually costs less if you don't have a 3D printer  :'(
Title: Re: Stepper motor driven lab jack - for 3D printer
Post by: nottingham82 on April 14, 2017, 12:38:58 PM
how does that not fall over?!? seems like the weight of the stepper is way out there.   It needs a bigger base.
Title: Re: Stepper motor driven lab jack - for 3D printer
Post by: Zax on April 14, 2017, 02:12:22 PM
how does that not fall over?!? seems like the weight of the stepper is way out there.   It needs a bigger base.

I think you're right, that's why he's holding it  ;D
Title: Re: Stepper motor driven lab jack - for 3D printer
Post by: ThothLoki on April 14, 2017, 04:00:25 PM
If you look at the model of the bast stl file, there are two holes for screws. This is meant to be fixed to something.