Tag Archive for 'RepRap'

RepRap Controlling Laser – RepZap?

I recently got my laser to do 3D printing via RepRap electronics.  I thought a fun exercise in hacking would be to get the ReplicatorG program and the RepRap controllers to control the laser.  Is this practical?  It is probably not the ideal solution, but if you are trying to make a dual purpose machine […]

Laser Cutter Adds 3D Printing Capability

The Buildlog.net Open Source Laser cutter/engraver just added 3D printing to it’s capabilities.   The printer system uses the existing CNC motion system of the laser cutter along with standard RepRap electronics.  A quick release plastic extruder carriage is added to the existing gantry. The upgrade project is called the Chimera Project because this is a […]